- $1.6bn infrastructure pledge
- Gutwein defends job cuts
- Police to find $42m savings
- $22m fund for the North
- 700 public service jobs to go
- 'Record spend' for education
- $66.8m boost for health
THE long-awaited Liberal budget is offering $22 million in funding for the North.
Launceston will receive $12 million, flowing into the new Office of the Coordinator General, the Kings Meadows flood protection, and the North Bank development.
Rocherlea Football Club receives $350,000 for its new club rooms, while City Mission has $30,000.
The East Coast has $11 million, while the North-West will receive funding for smaller projects, the biggest being a $3 million indoor pool at Burnie.