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Fair infrastructure funding for the future – AAA budget submission

19.2.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today called for half of all fuel excise to be invested directly in transport infrastructure; an inquiry into future transport funding as recommended by Infrastructure Australia; and for $20 million to be allocated to the continuation of the keys2drive training program as part of its pre-budget submission. Read more of Fair infrastructure funding for the future – AAA budget submission

AAA urges action on Infrastructure Australia recommendations

17.2.2016

“The AAA strongly supports Infrastructure Australia’s call for a public inquiry into road funding reform and how we can replace current taxes with a fairer road user pricing mechanism. Led by a body like the Productivity Commission or Infrastructure Australia, such an inquiry is the critical next step in developing a funding model capable of building the transport system Australia needs for the 21st Century.” Read more of AAA urges action on Infrastructure Australia recommendations

AAA Congratulates Minister Chester

13.2.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today congratulated Minister Darren Chester on his appointment as Minister for Infrastructure and Transport. AAA Chief Executive Michael Bradley said: “Minister Chester’s passion for road safety is well known to all at the AAA; as is his clear understanding of the direct link between infrastructure investment and economic development. He comes to this critically important portfolio at a challenging time, with the Government dealing with the competing demands of budget repair and the need to continue its strong investment in transport infrastructure. Read more of AAA Congratulates Minister Chester

Retirement of Warren Truss

11.2.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today thanked outgoing Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Warren Truss for his service and commitment to the betterment of Australia’s transport system. Read more of Retirement of Warren Truss

Fairness must be central in vehicle emissions reductions

11.2.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today welcomed the release of the Australian Government’s Vehicle Emissions Discussion Paper and again called for transport cost and equity to remain central considerations in the Government’s plan to reduce vehicle emissions. Read more of Fairness must be central in vehicle emissions reductions

Changes to importation laws a win for consumers and environment

10.2.2016

Proposed changes to federal law that would allow Australians to directly import cars from countries such as the UK and Japan will give Australians more choice, help drive down car prices and help to reduce Australia’s transport emissions according to the Australian Automobile Association (AAA). Read more of Changes to importation laws a win for consumers and environment