Unite to chase new funds – Crisp

COMMUNITY leaders in north-west Victoria have been urged to be “on the same page” when chasing a share of Victoria’s windfall $9.7 billion sale price for the Port of Melbourne lease.

More than $970 million of the purchase price will be spent on regional and rural infrastructure projects, however how the money will be spent will not be determined until next year’s budget.

Member for Mildura Peter Crisp yesterday marked significant road upgrades in the north-west as a high priority to achieve economic benefit to the region.

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