Australia's transport energy resilience and sustainability

25 June 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-252-4

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the committee (PDF 24KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 8KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 25KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 23KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Background and inquiry focus

Chapter 2 - Australia's energy consumption, production, imports and exports (PDF 94KB)

Australia's energy consumption
Energy consumption within the transport sector
Australia's energy imports
Australia's energy production, refining and exports
Australia's storage capacity

Chapter 3 (PDF 127KB)

Australia's fuel stockholdings
International Energy Agency 90 day stockholdings requirement
Reliance on market forces
Risks and vulnerabilities

Chapter 4 (PDF 129KB)

Geopolitical factors
Contaminated fuel and internal fuel supply disruptions
Australia's domestic refining capacity
Emergency fuel distribution system
Fuel security or insecurity?

Chapter 5 - Role of Government in fuel security (PDF 99KB)

Policy approach
Support for government intervention
Diverse energy sources and energy supply

Chapter 6 (PDF 26KB)

Compliance with the IEA 90 day holding requirement
Mandatory regular reporting on fuel stocks
Transport Energy Plan

Australian Greens' Additional Comments (PDF 23KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 24KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 20KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511