GOOD SALE: The NSW Business Chamber backs the Coalition’s planned electricity asset privatisation.
GOOD SALE: The NSW Business Chamber backs the Coalition’s planned electricity asset privatisation. File

Business backs Baird’s power sale

THE NSW Business Chamber has jumped behind the Coalition as it released its official scorecard rating the major parties before Saturday's election.

It identified five key reform opportunities, including delivering more infrastructure through public asset recycling.

"We now strongly support the Coalition's plan to lease 49% of the state's electricity network to raise $20 billion to fund much-needed infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, hospitals and schools," chief executive Stephen Cartwright said.


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