The Inland Rail Link Melbourne to Brisbane a Similar Case as the RAA's Bendigo - Geelong Rail Link
The Prime Minister for Fear and Inertia, Tony Abbott (Sorry that should read Infrastructure) was recently in receipt of an open letter from Asciona, Aurizon, Genesee, & Wyoming Australia, Qube, SCT Logistics,, Linfox and Toll Group and open letter advocating and lobby the Road Infrastructure Prime Minister for $300 million to build the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Link.
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Why the hell was this submitted as news? If it's merely a transcribed Facebook screed from an RRA member then it shouldn't be submitted as news.
If it is indeed a press release, then I hope it doesn't represent the future of the Rail Revival Alliance's lobbying efforts, because they've committed every sin in the lobbying handbook with it.
One particularly grievous example of how wrong that highly biased, poorly spelt 'news article' is:
What is interesting and noted was that Pacific National was not included as a signatory on the letter. This gives the impression that they are either fence sitting or because they don't want to be seen as agitating, therefore protecting their vested interests.Asciano (not 'Asciona' as the release states) is a signatory of that open letter. They're the parent company of Pacific National, so the above quote was completely incorrect.