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Fuel deal won’t lessen risk of pumps running dry
1 year ago

Fuel deal won’t lessen risk of pumps running dry

Energy Minister Angus Taylor has announced that the government is negotiating to buy millions of barrels of oil from America’s fuel reserve under an emergency strategy to lower the risk …
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Australia looks to access US fuel reserves to shore up supplies amid Persian Gulf tensions
1 year ago

Australia looks to access US fuel reserves to shore up supplies amid Persian Gulf tensions

Australia is eyeing off the United States’ tightly guarded fuel reserve as it seeks to overcome having less than a third of the stocks it should.

It comes as Australia …
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PEAK BODIES IN JOINT FUEL SECURITY CALL
1 year ago

PEAK BODIES IN JOINT FUEL SECURITY CALL

The transport sector’s vulnerability to impacts from global fuel disruptions means now is the time to take action on Australia’s liquid fuel security.

That is the joint message from peak …
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Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis
1 year 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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Jim Molan: With a fuel crisis looming, Australia’s tank is nearly empty
1 year 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?
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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