Australian petrol getting cleaner from 2024, legislation brought forward


Australia’s dirty fuel is getting cleaner, sooner, and the Government says any price increase at the pump should be marginal.

The Albanese Labor Government has introduced legislation to bring forward the introduction of lower-sulfur petrol sold in Australia from 2027 to 2024.

By December 15, 2024, all petrol at Australian service stations will have a maximum sulfur level of 10 parts per million. This applies to 91 RON, 95 RON, 98 RON and E85 unleaded fuel.

“The reduced sulfur petrol will have a marginal price premium of around 0.6–1.0 cents per litre, which equates to an additional cost of around $8 per household over three years,” said a spokesperson for the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.

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Car Expert, 4-08-22