22 Jun 2020

Cash strapped councils urged to fund projects

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 22 June 2020

As the economy heads in to a recession, the government is urging councils to invest in infrastructure and save jobs.

With revenue down by hundreds of millions of dollars due to the lockdown, councils have run out of money and are instead putting off large projects to future years.

As Conan Young reports, the impact on the construction industry that relies on these projects, could be huge.