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Motoring enthusiast, Larry O’Toole with his gas powered Ford Falcon XR6 ute.

Keep Canberra rego discounts for low-emission gas vehicles

15 Jul 2015

The existing 20 per cent discount on registration costs for gas-powered vehicles in the ACT should be maintained, as part of the strategy currently being developed by the ACT Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated by vehicles.

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South Australia aims to increase use of gas for transport and heavy machinery

8 Jul 2015

A South Australian Government working group will develop a framework for increased use of gaseous fuels for road, rail, marine and mining transport along with heavy machinery such as mining equipment, following its inaugural meeting in Adelaide.

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Tax triple blow undermines transport energy security

1 Jul 2015

Today’s scheduled excise increase for gaseous fuels, combined with the decisions to maintain the freeze on the road user charge and to lock in fuel tax indexation, have undermined the potential of Australian gas to strengthen the nation’s fuel security by favouring the use of foreign fuel for heavy trucking.

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