Toll roads: How Sydney became most tolled city in the world

Sydneysiders forked out about $2 billion in tolls last year and the reason for the eye-watering amount is being blamed on the volume of toll roads in the state. NSW boasts 13 toll roads, much higher than Queensland’s six and Victoria’s three. And while as a state residents are feeling the pinch more than anywhere … Read more

Sydney is one of the most tolled jurisdictions in the world, but using toll roads would make Sean’s business ‘unfeasible’

If you’ve driven on Australia’s east coast, you’ll have noticed toll roads are dramatically increasing in number and cost. Key points: Most motorways in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne are majority-operated by one company, Transurban Former ACCC chair Rod Sims says Transurban “almost has a monopoly” on toll roads A recent parliamentary inquiry found residents in … Read more