Electricity Assets need to be RECYCLED into Hospitals and Sshools BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE , and they become worthless with the start of TESLA HOME BATTERIES——-Job creation projects in limbo as Premier Palaszczuk rejects federal funding from asset recycling and low-interest loans | The Courier-Mail
However, Treasurer Curtis Pitt said Queensland would not be held to ransom for federal funds.
“Sadly the Australian Government intends on withholding federal infrastructure funding from Queensland, unless we agree to sell state assets,” he said.
“Or in the case of northern Australia, unless we agree to concessional loans.
“Both are $5 billion funding pools but it seems neither is actually going to be offering hard cash to Queensland.”
Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg said the Labor Government was crying “crocodile tears” about the Federal Budget because they did not have a plan of their own.
“The Palaszczuk-Gordon Government’s attempt to use the federal Budget as an excuse for not having a plan of their own will no longer wash with Queenslanders,” he said.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia chief executive Brendan Lyon said the Federal Government was doing the heavy lifting on infrastructure and urged state governments to recycle assets to stimulate the economy.