Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (15:11): My question is to the Minister for Regional Roads, Local Government and Veterans Affairs. What action is the minister taking to seek funding for further duplication of the Augusta Highway from Port Wakefield to Port Augusta following the significant investment in this important regional road made by the previous Marshall Liberal government?
The Hon. S.C. MULLIGHAN (Lee—Treasurer) (15:12): As all members—
Mr Pederick interjecting:
The SPEAKER: Member for Hammond!
The Hon. S.C. MULLIGHAN: —would know, particularly ones who have been in this place for 16 years, discussions between ministers and the Treasurer or cabinet are part of the budget process and are not discussed in parliament.