The Federal Coalition has committed to spend $33 million on the Outback Way, linking Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland.

The 2,800-kilometre Outback Way between Winton in Queensland and Laverton in Western Australia links the Plenty and Stuart highways and continues out to Docker River. It is Australia’s longest shortcut. Many roads in Australia’s Outback are unsealed and most are dirt, sand or gravel. Many of the unsealed roads along…