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Petrol Price Monitoring Shows Wide Discrepancies

1.8.1998

Petrol price monitoring data released by the Australian Automobile Association highlights the wide discrepancy in petrol prices around the country. Release of the data coincides with the introduction (on August 1) of Federal Government petrol marketing reforms intended to reduce petrol prices and, in particular, narrow the gap between city and regional prices. Read more of Petrol Price Monitoring Shows Wide Discrepancies

Petrol Marketing Reforms Welcomed

20.7.1998

The reform package for the petrol industry announced by the Federal Government should lead to greater competition and lower pump prices, particularly in country areas, according to the Australian Automobile Association. Read more of Petrol Marketing Reforms Welcomed

More Patching, No Planning for Roads in Budget

12.5.1998

The Australian Automobile Association has expressed disappointment at the road funding arrangements announced in tonight’s federal budget. Read more of More Patching, No Planning for Roads in Budget

Opposition Tax Measures of Limited Benefit to Motorists

4.1.1998

The additional $150 million promised for road infrastructure by the Federal Opposition has been welcomed by the Australian Automobile Association. However, disappointment was expressed by the national motoring body over Labor's failure to address the need for fuel tax reform. Read more of Opposition Tax Measures of Limited Benefit to Motorists

Tariff Hype Clouding Car Industry Debate

4.5.1997

Debate on the future of the automotive industry has become too narrowly focussed on the level of tariffs on imported cars, according to the Australian Automobile Association. The national motoring body has supported calls last week by the South Australian Premier and Access Economics for a review of the wholesale sales tax system. Read more of Tariff Hype Clouding Car Industry Debate

Radical Road Reforms Proposed

15.2.1997

The Australian Automobile Association has called for far reaching changes to Commonwealth road funding arrangements, claiming that the existing system is not delivering the best returns because of its highly politicised nature. Read more of Radical Road Reforms Proposed