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The politics of introducing road user charging in Australia

05 Oct 2023
  • How Australia is unique because it is an island continent, it is a left-hand drive country, and has a very different vehicle profile to many other countries
  • Why state and federal Australian governments are encouraging the growth of EVs by resisting the introduction of road user charges
  • Why someone will eventually have to pay for the country’s vast road network and how policymakers are grappling with these challengeshiiii
Bridget McKenzie, Shadow Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development - Parliament of Victoria