NSW will pump billions into building hospitals and schools as the state moves to beef up investment in social infrastructure to complement its already massive levels of investment in physical infrastructure such as road and rail assets.

Unveiling its 2017/18 State Budget, the New South Wales Government has announced massive increases in funding for new social infrastructure such as schools and hospitals. In particular, the government says it will spend: $4.2 billion over four years on building and/or upgrading 120 schools – up 61 percent on the…