About this inquiry

The bills contain proposed amendments to the Excise Tariff Act 1921 and the Customs Tariff Act 1995 that would index the rate of excise and excise-equivalent customs duty applied to fuels. The bills also propose that a special account be established to ensure that the net additional revenue from the reintroduction of fuel indexation is used for road infrastructure funding.

Past Public Hearings

02 Jul 2014: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Bill 2014 and 3 related bills

On 19 June 2014, the Senate referred the provisions of the Fuel Indexation (Road Funding) Bill 2014 and 3 related bills to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 July 2014.

Submissions closed 27 June 2014.

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