Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Toll Road Operators industry has grown steadily over the past decade as governments have sought to lower the cost of transport infrastructure through public-private partnerships (PPPs). As a result, industry revenue is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.5% over the five years through 2012-13 to $2.0 billion. The completion of new toll roads and increased traffic on existing ones has supported this growth. Over 2012-13, industry revenue is expected to increase by 4.2%.
The industry's revenue streams are in theory relatively stable. Industry revenue is highly correlated with population growth. More people mean more cars, even though growth in car ownership per capita has stabilised in the past 10 years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of industry establishments reflects most strongly state government enthusiasm for the kind of infrastructure investment structures that give rise to toll road concessions. A preconditions for investment in new roads is population growth and growth in the number of motor vehicles, factors which are present in almost all capital cities in Australia.
Industry operations exist in three Australia states: New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. The industry developed in New South Wales, with tolls introduced on Sydney Harbour Tunnel in 1992 followed by the opening of three more toll roads during the 1990s. In 2012-13, the state is home to eight toll concessions; by 2017-18 this is forecast to grow nine, which is expected to represent a 47.4% share of the market... purchase to read more