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8937 - WESTCONNEX CONCERNS

Haylen, Jo to the Treasurer, and Minister for Industrial Relations

How does the Minister respond to concerns raised by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) about Transurban buying a majority stake in WestConnex, particularly in relation to the ongoing cost of tolls for consumers?

Answer -

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has cleared Sydney Transport Partners. This transaction has delivered $9.26 billion which can be used to invest in roads, rail, schools and hospitals, something which could never have happened under the Labor Party.

Question asked on 7 August 2018 (session 56-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 194
Answer received on 11 September 2018 and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 200