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Rail before road, Greens demand

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> Federal member for Melbourne and deputy leader of the Greens Party Adam Bandt has threatened to introduce legislation to block funding for Melbourne’s East-West road tunnel if the Melbourne Metro is not funded first. </span> <div>Bandt says he will introduce legislation to amend the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008 to require the Commonwealth to prioritise federal funding of rail projects already on the National Priority List ahead of road projects not on the list.