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Open Wide: Competition Policy Review Opens Door To ‘Wide-Scale Grey Imports’
Open Wide: Competition Policy Review Opens Door To ‘Grey Imports’

New Zealand used-car ‘grey import’ model recommended for Australia. Among the 56 Recommendations of The F...

Apr 1, 2015 (2 years ago)
Federal Government Abandons Plan To Cut $500 Million Support To Australian Car Industry
Federal Government Abandons Plan To Cut $500 Million Support To Australian Car Industry

The Federal Government has today confirmed it will back down on plans to abandon the Automotive Transformation...

Mar 10, 2015 (2 years ago)
Federal Government LPG Incentive Scheme Ends
LPG Government Incentive Scheme Ends, Future Of Industry In Limbo

The Federal Government’s LPG incentive scheme has officially come to an end, with vehicles purchased or converted ...

Jul 1, 2014 (2 years ago)
Australians Choosing Fuel Efficient, Low Emission Cars: NTC
Australia Lagging Behind Europe And UK For CO2 Vehicle Emissions: NTC

Australian motorists are buying more fuel-efficient cars producing lower emissions than ever before, according to the Fe...

May 26, 2014 (3 years ago)
ANCAP Secures $2.2 Million In Federal Funding Over Two Years
Federal Government To Boost ANCAP Funding By $2.2 Million Over Two Years

Fears over the demise of the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) have been allayed for now, with a $2.2 mill...

May 21, 2014 (3 years ago)

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Federal Budget 2016/17 - Small Business And Infrastructure In Front

WED, 4 MAY, 2016

With a Federal election expected July 2, the Federal Government last night handed down its 2016/17 budget.

Petrol Prices: “Gouging” Perhaps, Just Don’t Talk About The Tax Cash Cow

WED, 17 FEB, 2016

As of February 1 2016, the excise levied on every litre of petrol we buy is 39.5 cents (cpl).

Car Dealers On Notice As Vehicle Import Restrictions To Be Lifted

WED, 10 FEB, 2016

In a move described as "a big win for consumers", the Federal Government has announced it will lift personal import restrictions on new a...

Dismal 2015 EV And Hybrid Sales | Support For Infrastructure And Pricing Support For Buyers Needed – FCAI, Toyota

FRI, 8 JAN, 2016

Despite yet another record year of Australian vehicle sales, electric and hybrid vehicles barely bothered the scorer.

ANCAP And AMA Combine To Launch New Road Safety Campaign

TUE, 11 AUG, 2015

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) and the Australian Medical Association (AMA) have joined forces to push for increased safe...

Labor Offers Federal Govt A Deal To Back New Fuel Excise Hike

TUE, 23 JUN, 2015

Labor has backed down on its opposition to the Federal Government’s plan to reintroduce indexation of the fuel excise, offering the governmen...

Congestion To Cost $53 Billion By 2031, Sydney Choking: Study

FRI, 22 MAY, 2015

The first report by Infrastructure Australia, a body newly established by the Federal Government, shows Australia faces a crippling loss in pr...

Lemon Laws In Australia Under Review By ACCC

THU, 21 MAY, 2015

Tougher laws to protect the rights of new vehicle buyers in Australia, dubbed ‘lemon laws’, could be on the way.

Uber Drivers Warned To Expect ABN, GST Registration Demands

WED, 20 MAY, 2015

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has warned operators of the ride-sharing service Uber to expect a knock at the door should they attempt to avoid pa...

Federal Government: Small Business The Big Budget Winners

WED, 13 MAY, 2015

Small business operators in Australia are among the big winners from the 2015/16 Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Joe Hockey last night.

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