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Ethanol legislation prompts renewed debate on benefits of industry mandate
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Ethanol legislation prompts renewed debate on benefits of industry mandate

Nick McLaren, 23 March 2016

It is hoped the State Government’s biofuels amendment bill will breath new life into the ethanol industry, but the legislation is also triggering renewed …
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Peter Phelps quits over pro-ethanol legislation that ‘criminalises servo owners’
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Peter Phelps quits over pro-ethanol legislation that ‘criminalises servo owners’

Mark Coultan, 23 March 2016

NSW Liberal upper house MP Peter Phelps has resigned as government whip over legislation designed to increase the sale of ethanol, which he says would …
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Ethanol producer Manildra paid just $6.5 million company tax on $1.2 billion mandated sales

Heath Aston, 22 March 2016

Manildra, the ethanol producer that enjoys mandated sales into the unleaded petrol supply in NSW, paid just $6.5 million in company tax on sales of …
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Hell’s Gate an agriculture bonanza
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Hell’s Gate an agriculture bonanza

Tony Raggatt, 22 March 2016

A NEW dam at Hell’s Gate on the upper Burdekin River could support agribusiness with annual turnover worth $2 billion, a new report says.

The report, …
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Ethanol developments in NSW
3 years ago

Ethanol developments in NSW

By  •  ACAPMA, Biofuel, E10

Yesterday, the NSW Baird Government introduced legislation seeking to expand the current legislative mandate for the sale of biofuels in NSW by making all retail fuel sites subject to the …
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Manildra had 20 meetings with NSW ministers before new ethanol laws introduced
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Manildra had 20 meetings with NSW ministers before new ethanol laws introduced

Sean Nicholls, 17 March 2016

Ethanol producer Manildra secured 20 meetings with NSW ministers and donated more than $160,000 to the Coalition in a ferocious lobbying effort before the introduction …
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Liberal MP Peter Phelps ‘goes berserk’ over ethanol mandate legislation
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Liberal MP Peter Phelps ‘goes berserk’ over ethanol mandate legislation

Sean Nicholls, 15 March 2016

Liberal MLC Peter Phelps “went berserk” during a partyroom meeting and vowed to not support legislation to force small petrol retailers to sell an ethanol blend.

Opponents of the …
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Virgin, Air NZ take another step toward biofuels
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Virgin, Air NZ take another step toward biofuels

Ben Sandilands, 14 March 2016

There are good reasons why Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand are pursuing home grown jet grade biofuels in issuing a Request for Information or …
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Petroleum Contract Series: Carrying too much liability under carrier agreements
3 years ago

Petroleum Contract Series: Carrying too much liability under carrier agreements

By  •  Legal

Australia’s downstream petroleum industry is continuing its evolution into a complex commercial environment that combines sophisticated multinationals, emerging national fuel businesses and local goods and service providers. For many years, …
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New price board regulations for Victoria
3 years ago

New price board regulations for Victoria

By  •  Uncategorised

On 21 February 2016, the Victorian Government announced a move to introduce new laws governing the display of fuel prices at service stations across the State.

In announcing the proposed …
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