Sydney’s scandalous toll roads become election battleground

Recall that Sydney’s toll road network is the most expensive and extensive in the world, comprising:

  • M2
  • new M4 WestConnex
  • M5
  • M7
  • M4
  • Eastern Distributor
  • Cross-City Tunnel
  • Lane Cove Tunnel
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Sydney Harbour Tunnel
  • M4 tunnels
  • M5 (from Beverly Hills to St Peters)
  • M5 East (Beverly Hills to General Holmes Drive)
  • M4-M5 link
  • NorthConnex

Tolls on some of Sydney’s roads are also rising at triple the rate of inflation (4% per annum), including:

  • WestConnex
  • NorthConnex
  • M4 between Parramatta and Homebush
  • M2
  • Eastern Distributor

Yesterday, NSW Labor leader Chris Minns hit out at new Premier Dominic Perrottet over Sydney’s rising tolls, vowing to make the issue a key election battleground:

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