Palaszczuk visits Wilmar

On a visit to Wilmar Bioethanol’s Sarina facility, the Queensland Premier announced that the first of the State Government’s cabinet biofuels subcommittee meetings would take place in Mackay. Premier Palaszczuk said she was impressed with what she saw on the visit and affirmed that what she wanted to do was ‘kick start’ the industry in […]

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Review of NSW ethanol fuel laws ordered

The NSW government has secretly asked the Independent Regulatory and Pricing Tribunal to review its ethanol laws, according to a report in The Australian today. The request was made before the last state election, but news of it comes as Queensland considers mandating the sustainable fuel. Mandating ethanol has flow on benefits across multiple industries, giving farmers […]

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BAA makes submission to QLD mandate discussion paper

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) has this week submitted its response to the proposed Queensland ethanol mandate. The BAA is broadly supportive of a mandate on biofuels in Queensland. We believe it is important that the industry grows in a sustainable manner and that the targets set are achievable. For these reasons, we are […]

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BAA Chairman weighs in on Queensland ethanol mandate

The proposed ethanol mandate of 2% in Queensland is “too low”, according to BAA Chairman Garry Mulvay. Mr Mulvay, also the Executive General Manager of Wilmar BioEthanol’s Sarina Distillery, told ABC Rural that he had a “mixed reaction” to the state government’s discussion paper on how to support the growth of the Queensland biofuels industry. […]

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BAA welcomes Queensland government biofuels initiative

The Biofuels Association of Australia today said it was delighted with the support given to the industry by the announcement made by Energy Minister Bailey of the Queensland government in its recognition of the role biofuels can play in the Australian economy. “Like many other governments around the world the Queensland government have also realised […]

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Texan report underlines the need for an Aussie Biofuel Education

A report released by the Texas Tech University underlines the costs to NSW motorists for not choosing ethanol blended fuels and points to the need to educate Australian motorists in the facts that American motorists have known for some years – E10 is a near perfect substitute for both regular and premium gasoline. The report […]

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