Tasmania 'left off the map' as key projects omitted from budget

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Updated May 15 2024 - 4:58pm, first published 2:32pm
Treasurer Michael Ferguson acknowledged positives such as road funding, but said the Albanese government failed to fund key infrastructure in Northern Tasmania. Picture by Paul Scambler
Treasurer Michael Ferguson acknowledged positives such as road funding, but said the Albanese government failed to fund key infrastructure in Northern Tasmania. Picture by Paul Scambler

Tuesday's "inflationary" federal budget will ultimately cause Tasmanians pain via higher interest rates, while critical infrastructure funding for the state was "left off the map" by the Albanese government, a senior Tasmanian minister has said.

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