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Biofuels

‘Reasonable Measures’ test and the QLD Biofuels Mandate
1 year 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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Fruit mix for green fuel
1 year ago

Fruit mix for green fuel

Queensland researchers have been mixing waste from essential oil production with fuel, and found they can still achieve similar performance.

The production of orange, tea tree, eucalyptus and other essential …
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NSW Biofuels exemption process is a blackhole
2 years ago

NSW Biofuels exemption process is a blackhole

By  •  Biofuel

Eight years ago, the NSW Government – motivated by an openly acknowledged desire to reward the State’s monopoly biofuels producer for past political donations – introduced biofuels laws that required …
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Fuel seller annual reporting begins soon QLD
2 years ago

Fuel seller annual reporting begins soon QLD

All fuel retailers and fuel wholesalers must soon provide an annual report on the total volumes of all fuel sold in a financial year.

The information collected will be used …
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New Gladstone plant a boost for biofuel industry in Queensland
2 years ago

New Gladstone plant a boost for biofuel industry in Queensland

Queensland is now home to the first commercial-scale advanced biofuels pilot plant and on the cusp of a new biofuel production-based industry for the State, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

Speaking …
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Queensland biofuels mandate update
3 years ago

Queensland biofuels mandate update

Submit your quarterly fuel sales reports by 30 April

Quarterly fuel sales reports for the period 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2017 can be submitted from 1 April 2017.


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Productivity Commission calls for NSW to axe ethanol mandate
3 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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Queensland’s high petrol prices due to biofuel mandate: Productivity Commission
3 years ago

Queensland’s high petrol prices due to biofuel mandate: Productivity Commission

MOTORISTS are paying more for petrol because the State Government has forced the sale of ethanol at the bowser, the Federal Government’s key economic adviser has warned.

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NSW biofuels quarterly reports due by 1 May 2017
3 years ago

NSW biofuels quarterly reports due by 1 May 2017

By  •  Biofuel

As many readers of this newsletter will be aware, ACAPMA was (and remains) staunchly opposed to the expanded biofuels laws that were introduced by the NSW Government during 2016.

ACAPMA’s …
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Queensland retailers and wholesalers required to submit first quarterly reports
3 years ago

Queensland retailers and wholesalers required to submit first quarterly reports

By  •  Biofuel

Late last week, the Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply (DEWS) issued a communique to all fuel sellers about the legal requirement for affected fuel retailers to submit their …
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