Victoria has unveiled what the government says is a record $27 billion splurge on new road and rail projects over the next four years as the government tries desperately to address the state’s long term infrastructure shortfall.

Releasing the 2014/15 State Budget, State Treasurer Michael O’Brien said the four year program – which includes $24 billion in transport – will deliver thousands of employment opportunities from office-based engineering and design roles to onsite road works and building and construction jobs plus the small businesses that support them….