The Civil Contractors Federation of Australia (SA Branch) is calling on the major political parties to commit to a summit of infrastructure financing experts, should they win the election, to discuss alternative funding options for transport and other infrastructure in South Australia.
The Federation believes that the parlous position of the State’s finances means that relying on traditional sources of funding will result in a further slump in public investment in infrastructure.
We are not prepared to leave the future of our industry entirely in the hands of government. It’s become very clear that the state doesn’t have the money to invest in public infrastructure like the way it may have done in the past.Phillip Sutherland, Chief Executive Officer
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