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Cheaper fuel could start party on the road to power
22 hours ago

Cheaper fuel could start party on the road to power

QUEENSLANDERS are demanding the Federal Government freeze its fuel excise increases – and whichever party moves to do it could secure the keys to the Lodge.

The issue has overtaken …
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Electric vehicle owners ‘should pay a road tax’, drivers’ survey finds
5 days ago

Electric vehicle owners ‘should pay a road tax’, drivers’ survey finds

Motorists think it’s unfair for electric vehicle owners to use roads without paying fuel excise for their upkeep, leading to calls for a user-pays road tax.

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Coles in $40 million claim against tax office over disappearing fuel
1 week ago

Coles in $40 million claim against tax office over disappearing fuel

Coles is suing the tax office in an attempt to claw back $40 million it paid in fuel excise, in what could prove a timely top-up for the supermarket’s coffers …
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Petrol prices are rising fast, but a knee-jerk reaction would be a terrible policy
2 weeks ago

Petrol prices are rising fast, but a knee-jerk reaction would be a terrible policy

The latest inflation figures released on Wednesday by the bureau of statistics revealed that petrol prices have risen faster in the past year than they have for a decade and …
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NatRoad calls for Fuel Tax freeze
2 weeks ago

NatRoad calls for Fuel Tax freeze

NatRoad say the Morrison Government should freeze the fuel excise as it is unfair on transport operators.

The calls come from the CEO of NatRoad, Warren Clark, and echo those …
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Fuel tax to fall as more switch to EVs: Storer
4 weeks ago

Fuel tax to fall as more switch to EVs: Storer

Fuel excise has fallen from 1.5% of GDP since the early 2000s to a little over 1% and is likely to fall further as Australians switch to electric vehicles.

That’s …
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Government should introduce road user charging to replace falling fuel excise revenue
5 months ago

Government should introduce road user charging to replace falling fuel excise revenue

The federal government needs to adopt road user charging to recover falling fuel excise revenues before electric car drivers get used to paying nothing, the boss of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia …
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The future of fuel excise in Australia?
1 year ago

The future of fuel excise in Australia?

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The Australian Productivity Commission (APC) this week released a report entitled: Shifting the dial – 5 year productivity review. First sent to the Australian Government on 3 August 2017, this …
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Petrol and diesel vehicles to fuel Canberra’s bottom line for years to come
2 years ago

Petrol and diesel vehicles to fuel Canberra’s bottom line for years to come

THE Australian government apparently is not expecting alternative energy vehicles such as electric cars to slice into its fuel excise revenue any time soon, with budget forward estimates predicting fuel …
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Road clears for reform: congestion and distances charges in mix
2 years ago

Road clears for reform: congestion and distances charges in mix

The Turnbull government is ­preparing a radical reform to ­replace $10 billion in annual fuel excise with smarter ways to charge motorists, hoping to use the ­revenue to build new …
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