What is the federal government's new electric vehicle policy? (Nov 2021)

What is the federal government's new electric vehicle policy? (Nov 2021)

Here's an extract directly from the government website:

"The government will continue co-investing to build Australia’s charging networks, through the expanded $250 million Future Fuels Fund to support co-investment with the private sector and other governments. The fund will have 4 streams of key infrastructure investment to support early uptake and consumer choice:
  1. public electric vehicle charging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure (Action 1.2 and 1.3)
  2. heavy and long distance vehicle fleets (Action 1.3 and 1.4)
  3. light vehicle commercial fleets (Action 1.4)
  4. household smart charging (Action 1.4).
This investment is expected to deploy charging infrastructure in over 400 businesses, 50,000 households and 1,000 public charging stations."

The policy does not involve any rebates for purchasing an EV.


    • Related Articles

    • How much will it cost to install bi-directional charging for my electric vehicle

      If you wish to install the infrastructure which will allow you to turn your Nissan Leaf into a battery (rather than simply using the normal wallplug to charge it), the cost will be about the same as purchasing a battery outright (approx $10k). ...
    • Electric blankets

      You can find two types of electric blankets: ​ A heated blanket to use as a blanket, such as when resting on the couch:  Examples:  https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/ovela-washable-plush-electric-heated-throw-blanket-160cm-x-130cm-silver-ovela/ ...
    • Should I get three phase power for an all-electric home?

      Single phase is best for homes where the largest electrical load comes from smaller appliances like a dryer and an electric range. In your situation, where multiple electric appliances/devices are being used and where power consumption performance is ...
    • on-street EV charging

      It may be possible to string an outdoor-rated extension lead across a footpath, e.g. with a cable protector to reduce tripping hazards. But this should be an "emergency" option only. The option at the moment is to charge where there are EV stations. ...
    • I'm moving to a new house, can I take my solar system with me and set it up at my new property? Will my warranties be honoured?

      • For residential and commercial solar systems most solar panel manufacturers specify that aspects of the Warranty is void if the module(s) are moved from their original install location • Also the Federal Government STC rebate relies on the solar ...