Cutting the fuel excise for a six month was one of the main announcements in the 2022-23 Budget. It shows that the policy can be apparent to the public eyes and thought to have direct impact on the cost of living of the average Australian voters. The fuel tax, or fuel excise, is an important policy for Australia. It can generate revenue for the government, control congestion problems by reducing private transport, and arguably it can fund the maintenance of road infrastructure. It is also important to encourage the reduction of vehicle emissions – one of the main sources of greenhouse gases.
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2022|