Abbott's East West infrastructure test

How Tony Abbott handles the building cartel-style arrangements underpinning the East West Link project will be a key test, judged closely by the six non-major party senators.

The Victorian East West link is set to test the Commonwealth and Victorian governments’ plan to slash the cost of infrastructure and commercial building in Australia. The two major Australian commercial builders, Lend Lease and the embattled Leighton Holdings, are key players in what is an almost unbelievable saga.


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