Will Indigenous communities see any of the infrastructure spending boost?

Everyone knows that billions of dollars are needed to address the third world conditions many Indigenous Australians live in, including horrendously overcrowded housing, poor road access and other infrastructure problems.  But I haven’t seen any mention so far of spending money to address these problems in the flurry of bidding that has started following the federal government’s announcement they are looking at spending $20 billion on infrastructure to pump-prime the economy.  Click here to read a blog piece I’ve written over at Crikey.  Comments over there.

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