NSW Government to turn Sydney into giant toll road


After last month demanding the federal government to open the floodgates to both low-skilled and skilled migration, the NSW Government has hatched a plan to turn Sydney into one giant toll road in order to relieve congestion (caused by said mass immigration):

The NSW government has flagged the introduction of road user charges to reduce Sydney’s congestion and remove inequities in the tolling system…

Despite the government presiding over a $100 billion infrastructure pipeline, the report warns that NSW can not “build our way out of congestion”, and instead suggested introducing new fees.

The full text of this article is available to MacroBusiness subscribers

$1 for your first month, then:
Cancel at any time through our billing provider, Stripe
About the author
Leith van Onselen is Chief Economist at the MB Fund and MB Super. He is also a co-founder of MacroBusiness. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.