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Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis
22 hours ago

Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis

Australia should dramatically decrease its oil use to ward off a potential crisis by tightening fuel-efficiency standards, introducing electric vehicle targets and increasing public transport use, the Australia Institute has …
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Liquid fuel security vital for industry: NatRoad
3 months ago

Liquid fuel security vital for industry: NatRoad

Ensuring that Australia has an adequate, appropriately costed and reliable supply of diesel fuel must be a Government priority, according to the National Road Transport Association (NatRoad).

Without access to …
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Australia’s poor petrol quality diminishes our potential to reduce emissions
3 months ago

Australia’s poor petrol quality diminishes our potential to reduce emissions

Consumers can keep filling up with low-quality standard grade fuel but Australia’s vehicle fleet won’t benefit from new emissions technologies under the federal government’s secretive decision to allow oil companies …
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Liberals dumped electric car excise probe due to political fears
3 months ago

Liberals dumped electric car excise probe due to political fears

The Coalition government dumped plans to examine a road-user charge because of fears of a political backlash, it has emerged.

As the government mounts a full-blown attack on Labor’s plan …
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Shorten’s choice: fuel standards or refineries
3 months ago

Shorten’s choice: fuel standards or refineries

Labor faces a choice between ­failing to implement its proposed new vehicle emissions standards for at least eight years — putting its electric vehicle target in doubt — or threatening …
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Public consultation opens on fuel security
3 months ago

Public consultation opens on fuel security

The Hon. Angus Taylor MP

Minister for Energy

The Morrison Government is seeking public comment on Australia’s liquid fuel security.

This is the first in-depth look at Australia’s liquid fuel …
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Renewable hydrogen could help solve Australia’s lack of fuel reserves
4 months ago

Renewable hydrogen could help solve Australia’s lack of fuel reserves

Australia has been willfully out of compliance with International Energy Agency treaty obligations as to fuel reserves for years.

Under the Agreement on an International Energy Programme (I.E.P.), each IEA country …
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Opposition leader Bill Shorten pledges to boost Australia’s fuel stocks if he wins next election
5 months ago

Opposition leader Bill Shorten pledges to boost Australia’s fuel stocks if he wins next election

Labor leader Bill Shorten would immediately move to safeguard Australia’s fuel security by boosting emergency stocks if he wins the next election.

The pledge comes amid warnings the nation is …
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Low fuel reserves ‘free ride’ draws international criticism
6 months ago

Low fuel reserves ‘free ride’ draws international criticism

The federal government’s Energy Department has warned that Australia is seen as a “free rider” by other nations because of its low and internationally non-compliant fuel stockpiles.

And …
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Red light flashing over fuel security
6 months ago

Red light flashing over fuel security

Delays in addressing the nation’s low domestic fuel stockpiles — including just 22 days of petrol and 17 days of diesel — have sparked warnings from Coalition MPs and …
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