No campaigners gather in Sydney, Melbourne and BrisbaneGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAAP reports that tolls on Sydney’s Harbour Bridge and Tunnel will increase for the first time in more than 14 years:Motorists will pay more from 29 October, with tolls increasing by 6.8 per cent, as the New South Wales government looks to make the road system fairer.No toll increase is ever welcome, but this increase is helping to provide toll relief to other drivers.Drivers in western Sydney who have little choice but to use motorways for their commute and family travel have endured annual – and in many cases quarterly – toll increases since 2009 while the bridge and tunnel tolls remained fixed.I would encourage people to go to peaceful, lawful rallies, conducted by ‘no’ campaigners and listen to the very serious concerns and hesitations that those people have. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2023/sep/23/australia-news-live-anti-voice-rallies-set-for-capital-cities-dutton-tells-no-supporters-not-to-attend-because-of-links-to-extremists
Author : Tory Shepherd
Publish date : 2023-09-22 23:12:45
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