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Budget misses the mark: AAA

Peaks and troughs: Some elements of federal treasurer Scott Morrison's first budget has been welcomed by the AAA but it was hoping for an announcement on an independent infrastructure body.

Peak body for Australia's motoring clubs says 2016 budget a missed opportunity

General News logo4 May 2016


- A leading automotive lobby group has lamented what it describes as a lost opportunity in the federal government's budget to create an independent infrastructure body and a more sustainable funding model for transport infrastructure.

- The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) said the budget contained no changes to the way roads were funded, which remained “ad hoc, unfair and lacking in transparency”.

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