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Reform Fatigue Hits Motorists in Regional Australia

24.9.1999

"The decision by the Minister for Industry, Science and Resources, Senator Minchin, to abandon the reform process in the petroleum retail market is extremely disappointing and will hit regional motorists hard," said Lauchlan McIntosh, Executive Director of the Australian Automobile Association (AAA). Read more of Reform Fatigue Hits Motorists in Regional Australia

Tax Reforms Raise Concerns for Environment and Motorists

14.5.1999

Reductions in diesel fuel excise included in the Federal Government's tax reform proposals will have a significant negative impact on the environment, according to Professor Trevor Cairney of the University of Western Sydney. Read more of Tax Reforms Raise Concerns for Environment and Motorists

National Motoring Body Celebrates 75th Anniversary

14.5.1999

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Australian Automobile Association, the umbrella body of the state and territory motoring organisations. Read more of National Motoring Body Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Opening Statement to the Senate Inquiry into a New Tax System

18.3.1999

AAA represents 6.4 million members through its state and territory motoring clubs and associations. RACV, who appear with us today, is one of our constituent organisations. Read more of Opening Statement to the Senate Inquiry into a New Tax System

Road Policies Stuck in the Slow Lane

27.9.1998

Increases in road expenditure promised by the Federal Government and Opposition would go a long way towards fixing the roads, but only if the two amounts were added together, according to the Australian Automobile Association. The national motoring body's Executive Director, Lauchlan McIntosh, said today that, while both Parties' road policies included extra funds and other worthwhile initiatives, each fell well short of what was needed. Read more of Road Policies Stuck in the Slow Lane

Pluses and Minuses for Motorists from Election Policies

25.9.1998

The Coalition's tax proposals would provide some savings for new car buyers and those purchasing used cars from private sellers, while four-wheel-drives bought for private use would be more expensive under Labor. Read more of Pluses and Minuses for Motorists from Election Policies