Inadequately-maintained roads and bridges can have serious road safety outcomes.
Continued construction, repair and upgrade of local roads and bridges plays a key role in improving the safety on local roads, benefitting all families and communities.
Boost safety on local roads by:
ECONOMIC BENEFIT: $1.71 billion cumulative Gross Domestic Product benefit by year 3 and 4,000 new jobs.
Councils across Australia have banded together to support ALGA’s call for ‘1% + Partnership Programs’. This calls for the next Federal Government to restore core local government funding of Financial Assistance Grants to at least 1% of Commonwealth taxation revenue and add funding for partnership programs where agreed.