Home > Fletcher > Media Releases > 2016 > May Listen A- A+ Media Releases May 2016 06MAY2016Getting the flight paths right for Western Sydney AirportThe Turnbull Government has listened to community views on flight paths for Western Sydney Airport and will not implement a ‘point merge’ over the Blue Mountains community of Blaxland. 05MAY2016Major improvements for town centres and affordability in CanberraThe Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government, Paul Fletcher and Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, today announced the approval of Amendment 86 to the National Capital Plan. 04MAY2016$115 million for Western Sydney AirportThe Australian Government has committed $115 million to fund planning and preparation work for the Western Sydney Airport project in the 2016 Budget. 03MAY2016Building our Future: Strengthening Australia through critical and innovative infrastructure investmentThe 2016–17 Budget provides for ongoing investment in critical infrastructure and regional development to reduce congestion, improve safety and better connect Australian products to domestic and international markets. 02MAY2016Iwantja to Stuart Highway road upgrade completeA seven-kilometre road upgrade between Iwantja (Indulkana) and the Stuart Highway in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands has been completed.