Re: Tram promises now and then -- Woden and West Preston
  Daniel Bowen

Hmm well their Preston-Reservoir pledge should really have been: if you
elect Ged Kearney... and also if Labor wins government at the next general
election (and presumably Kearney also needs to be elected again).

Obviously unless they're in government, Shorten is not in a position to
deliver anything.


On Tue, 12 Mar 2019 at 11:31, David McLoughlin mcloughlin.dj@...>
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> I see Australian federal Labor has promised $200 million for the Woden

> tram line in Canberra should it win the forthcoming federal election. The

> polls suggest it is likely to win:

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> https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-12/canberra-light-rail-project-picks-up-200m-from-federal-labor/10891626?WT.ac=statenews_act

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> Does anyone remember these promises after an election, or hold

> winning parties to them?

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> Federal Labor promised to extend Melbourne's West Preston tram line to

> Reservoir if State Labor won the Batman Victorian state seat in the

> byelection last March 17. Where is the tram extension? In the same black

> hole as the Knox City tram line, or the Doncaster railway, perhaps?

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> https://www.billshorten.com.au/labor_to_extend_the_number_11_tram_friday_23_february_2018

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