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AAA Calls For Federal Roads Corporation

6.5.2001

The Australian Automobile Association has called on both the Federal Government and the Opposition to commit to establishing a Federal Roads Corporation to plan, fund and manage the National Highway network. AAA had also recommended the establishment of a National Roads Corporation in its Budget submission to the Government. Read more of AAA Calls For Federal Roads Corporation

Oil Companies Treat Motorists as ‘Bunnies’

27.4.2001

The Australian Automobile Association has rejected oil companies claims that Sydney and Brisbane petrol price increases on ANZAC Day were the result of higher overseas prices or a completely coincidental end to discounting. Read more of Oil Companies Treat Motorists as ‘Bunnies’

Time For Political Parties To Put Road Safety On The Agenda

18.4.2001

The Executive Director of the Australian Automobile Association, Lauchlan McIntosh, has told the Australasian Transport Research Forum in Hobart that political parties were either stalled, not engaged or ducking the issues in road safety. Mr. McIntosh was delivering a keynote address to the forum today entitled ‘Is the Concept of "Vision Zero" Suffering From Reform Fatigue?’. Read more of Time For Political Parties To Put Road Safety On The Agenda

AAA Welcomes Government’s Fuel Tax Relief Package

1.3.2001

The Australian Automobile Association has warmly welcomed the Government’s fuel tax announcement. Read more of AAA Welcomes Government’s Fuel Tax Relief Package

Petrol Can Be Three Cents Per Litre Cheaper Without Damaging The Budget

28.2.2001

The Australian Automobile Association has today released figures showing that the Government can afford to reduce fuel prices by three cents per litre without damaging the budget bottom line. An ACIL Consulting economic model of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) shows the Government will receive an extra $1.1 billion above original budget forecasts. Read more of Petrol Can Be Three Cents Per Litre Cheaper Without Damaging The Budget

January Fuel Prices Fall But City / Country Gap Widens

19.2.2001

The latest monthly petrol price monitoring for January has shown a further widening in the gap between city and country prices. The figures, from FuelTrac, are based on over 40,000 electronic transactions Australia-wide during the month of January. They show that country motorists did not benefit from the substantial fall in city prices in January. Read more of January Fuel Prices Fall But City / Country Gap Widens