26 March 2005
Business today called for an urgent national approach to Australia’s infrastructure problems, warning the problem was the single, biggest barrier to the nation’s future prosperity.
BCA President Hugh Morgan said Australia’s infrastructure problems were endemic, not only with export bottlenecks at our ports, but in water, energy and road and rail transport systems throughout the country.
“We clearly need a new approach,” Mr Morgan said. “Australia as a whole has no plan and no coordinated policy to make sure the country’s infrastructure keeps pace with the economy and meets our higher standards of living.
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