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One Nation's Queensland branch has launched a petition calling on the Labor government to redirect Cross River Rail funding towards its preferred infrastructure proposals.
It wants the Palaszczuk government to ditch its $5.4 billion flagship project and re-allocate funds towards three other major projects.
One Nation's petition calls for the funds to go to a $1.5 billion coal fired power station in the state's north, an $850 million duplication of the Beerburrum to Nambour line, and a $400 million upgrade to the Mount Lindesay Highway.
The minor party would also like more money directed towards dams, weirs and raising existing dam walls.
"This project will save Brisbane commuters just 6 to 15 minutes of travel time," it says.
One Nation's state leader Steve Dickson said his party did not support the Cross River Rail project because its need had not been adequately demonstrated.
The state government pulled out of a federal funding agreement for Cross River Rail in September.
The project will be partially funded by the private sector, but it remains unknown what portion of the bill will be left to taxpayers.
The underground section of the railway has been put to tender.
This article first appeared on www.news.com.au
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