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Fuel Tax To Rise?

The Transport and Infrastructure Council to meet on Friday 22nd November 2019, to discuss the government's proposal to increase the Road User Charge (RUC) by up to 11.4% over 3 years. Furthermore, they are proposing to state governments to increase registration charges by a similar amount.


6% in 2020-21

3% in 2021-22

2.4% in 2022-23


Queensland Trucking Association chief executive Gary Mahon said, "when you're looking at companies on margins of about 4c in the dollar, an increase like this could well send a number of businesses to the wall."


Inform yourself, read these two articles below:

NATROADS

The Australian

Sources: The Australian, NatRoads, AFR