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Electric vehicle distance charges 'inevitable' in ACT in years to come, but govt still focused on incentives

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
December 6 2021 - 6:30pm
The ACT government is still eager to encourage electric vehicle take up and it will be some years before user charges are imposed. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Road user fees for electric vehicles are inevitable in the ACT, but the government needs to continue to encourage zero-emission vehicle take-up in the meantime, Chief Minister Andrew Barr has said.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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