The Grattan Institute is calling on the Federal Government to impose a cap, or ceiling, on the emissions allowed from new cars sold in Australia each year.
The South Australian Government has announced a plan to pay $3000 subsidies to 6000 people who buy a new electric vehicle (EV) in the state.
Sales of new petrol and diesel cars should be phased out in Australia by 2035 to help cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, according to a new Grattan Institute report.
As part of Tasmania's transition to a low emissions economy the State has launched an Electric Vehicle Fast Charge Network of 14 fast chargers.
South Australia and Victoria's plans to introduce charges for electric vehicle users have sparked mixed reactions across the sustainability and infrastructure sectors.