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News: Funding for Parramatta light rail extension hangs in balance

Apr 29, 2022News

The second stage of Parramatta light rail is among projects which could be further delayed under plans by NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet to push back large infrastructure builds amid rising construction costs and labour shortages.

Corrections Minister and member for Parramatta Geoff Lee said the delayed second stage of the Parramatta light rail project was one of the biggest issues across the area and would probably influence votes.

“We have not, at this stage, received a request from the NSW state government in relation to Parramatta light rail stage two,” Urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher said, adding that states needed to put forward proposals based on business cases if they wanted funding from the Commonwealth for projects.

Read the full article in the Sydney Morning Herald here.