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MEDIA RELEASE 31 October 2011 Landmark Rural Roads report lashes Australia’s ‘broken’ road funding and investment system: The Australian Rural Roads Group – A national alliance of over 120 rural-based local governments – today released a landmark report which refutes the Productivity Commission and COAG’s recommendations about road funding in Australia and reveals the hidden productivity in many rural local road networks – networks that traditionally have been seen as funding ‘basket cases’. The paper was launched today on the website www.austwideruralroadsgroup.com It will cause controversy in Canberra and across State Governments as it asserts that: • Contrary to the formal findings of the 2006 Productivity Commission Inquiry into Road Pricing...