Position paper and submissions
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, June 2011
- Proposed ethanol (E85) automotive fuel quality standard - position paper (PDF - 1 MB) | (Word - 254 KB)
About the position paper
As part of the process to set the E85 standards, a position paper detailing the fuel quality parameters, proposed test methods that will be used by the department to determine compliance, and proposed labelling requirements was released by the department on 17 June 2011. The purpose of the position paper was to inform stakeholders and generate comment on setting the standards and on the technical parameters themselves.
Written submissions on matters relating to the proposed standards were invited by 29 July 2011. A total of 20 submissions were received. All non-confidential submissions are now available below. Personal details such as email addresses have been removed.
Comments made in these submissions were considered prior to the introduction of the E85 standards.
The department would like to thank all those who provided submissions.
- Australian Automobile Association (PDF - 622KB)
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (Word - 15KB)
- ASTM International (PDF - 756KB)
- Biofuels Association of Australia (PDF - 1195KB)
- BP Australia (PDF - 55KB)
- Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd (PDF - 133KB)
- Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd (Word - 16KB)
- Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry (Word - 24KB)
- Nick Pastalatzis (PDF - 905KB)
- Race Fuels Pty Ltd (Word - 16KB)
- Saab Car Australia Pty Ltd (PDF - 21KB)
Responsibility for copyright in submissions resides with the author(s), not with the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.
Some submissions have been supplied in confidence and have not been posted. If you have concerns about published material, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Formats and accessibility
The department has made every effort to ensure submissions provided are as accessible as possible. If you have difficulty accessing the information provided and need further assistance, please email email@example.com