Any news on this project? It looks to me that the project is still going ahead so does that mean the state government is funding the entire project now or has the federal government caved in and decided to fund the other half of this project?The current works are fully funded by the state government, a decision made on the basis that they'll get some of the money back at some later date. They forgot two things - the principle of parliamentary government that no parliament is bound by its predecessor, and that there was more chance of the Crows winning the flag this September than Labor winning the federal election* and still being around next year to deliver on their promises.
The state government got caught with its pants down here, and they'll just have to suck it up and own the consequences by either scaling back the later stages of the project or taking responsibility for finding the remaining $31.5 million. Maybe they could try and work out what happened to the $40 million which was included in the Adelaide Oval project budget for the footbridge even after the footbridge got shifted to the Riverbank stuff, and use that for Tonsley instead with change left over.
* the Crows were just one win short of making the finals, Labor is looking like being 22 seats short of a majority.