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Jim Molan: With a fuel crisis looming, Australia’s tank is nearly empty
4 months ago

Jim Molan: With a fuel crisis looming, Australia’s tank is nearly empty

The serious stand-off in the Gulf between the US and Iran should remind Australians of our short- to medium-term dependence on both imported refined product (petrol, diesel and jet fuel), …
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Could Australia run out of fuel?
4 months ago

Could Australia run out of fuel?

Even before two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, retired major-general and reluctant outgoing senator, Jim Molan, was raising concerns about Australia’s fuel reserves.

Since 2012, …
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NEXT GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE ACTION ON FUEL SECURITY
5 months ago

NEXT GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE ACTION ON FUEL SECURITY

The next Australian Government must take action on fuel security, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) CEO Ben Maguire said today. 

The ATA represents the 50,000 businesses and 200,000 people in the Australian trucking industry. 


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Liquid fuel security vital for industry: NatRoad
6 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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Liberals dumped electric car excise probe due to political fears
6 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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Public consultation opens on fuel security
7 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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A case of fuel insecurity for nation claimed
7 months ago

A case of fuel insecurity for nation claimed

That makes trucking and the whole economy highly vulnerable to any disruption in global fuel supply. The Australian Trucking Association, which represents major companies and industry associations with thousands of …
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OPINION: SECURING FUEL SUPPLIES IS ESSENTIAL
8 months ago

OPINION: SECURING FUEL SUPPLIES IS ESSENTIAL

On 7 May 2018 the then Minister for the Environment and Energy, the Hon Josh Frydenberg, announced a review of Australia’s fuel security.

NatRoad supports an examination of how fuel …
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Opposition leader Bill Shorten pledges to boost Australia’s fuel stocks if he wins next election
8 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
9 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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