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Biofuel Mandate

‘Reasonable Measures’ test and the QLD Biofuels Mandate
2 years ago

‘Reasonable Measures’ test and the QLD Biofuels Mandate

By  •  Uncategorised

On 1 January 2017, laws came into effect requiring eligible fuel retailers to sell a minimum amount of biofuels. The laws provided a grace period for compliance from 1 January …
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E10 petrol may not be driving your car, or your dollar, further
2 years ago

E10 petrol may not be driving your car, or your dollar, further

By  •  E10

If you are one of the growing numbers of Australians looking to reduce your petrol bills by filling up with E10, you might be in for a surprise.

Unless …
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Productivity Commission calls for NSW to axe ethanol mandate
4 years ago

Productivity Commission calls for NSW to axe ethanol mandate

The federal government’s key independent advisory body has recommended the axing of a controversial policy designed to boost ethanol use by NSW motorists because it increases petrol prices and reduces competition.

The Productivity Commission also …
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Biofuels Basics
4 years ago

Biofuels Basics

By  •  Biofuel

Despite ACAPMA’s best advocacy efforts over the past 18 months, new laws mandating the sale of biofuels will take effect in both NSW and QLD.

These laws amount to an …
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Biofuel mandates in QLD & NSW– it’s time to prepare
5 years ago

Biofuel mandates in QLD & NSW– it’s time to prepare

By  •  ACAPMA, Biofuel, E10

With legislation mandating the sale of biofuel having now been approved by the Parliament in both States, the NSW and Queensland Governments have commenced work on the implementation …
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Ethanol legislation prompts renewed debate on benefits of industry mandate
5 years ago

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’
5 years ago

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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Ethanol developments in NSW
5 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
5 years ago

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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