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imageRail and other public transport infrastructure could receive more funding from the new Turnbull government.Mick Tsikas/AAP

In the cabinet reshuffle that followed the Liberal Party leadership spill, new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Jamie Briggs as the Minister for Cities and the Built Environment.

Jamie Briggs joins Michelle Grattan to talk about his new portfolio, the policy pivot away from just roads toward other infrastructure projects like public transport, the changes under the new prime minister and much more.

Michelle Grattan does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.

Authors: The Conversation

Read more http://theconversation.com/politics-podcast-jamie-briggs-on-the-infrastructure-needs-of-australian-cities-48383

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