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Council reviewing toll bridge subsidy scheme after resident complaints

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Brisbane City Council will review the fine print of its Go Between Bridge toll credit scheme after residents found even utes and vans being used in a private capacity were being excluded despite the council’s insistence otherwise.

The subsidy was rolled out alongside the closure of nearby Victoria Bridge to general traffic in late January as part of the $1.2 billion Brisbane Metro project to help residents south of the CBD with the potential increased cost of crossing the river.

Brisbane’s Go Between Bridge.

Brisbane’s Go Between Bridge.Credit:Glenn Hunt

But soon after applying, some residents found they were unable to access the credit because terms and conditions meant only vehicles considered a passenger car or motorcycle under state registration were…



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