The Victorian government has released this roadmap, supported by a $100 million dollar package of policies and programs that will ensure Victoria is a leader in the adoption of zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) in Australia and positioning the state to take full advantage of the emerging global shift towards this exciting technology.

This package has been made possible by a zero and low-emissions road user charge – a charge that will be a fraction of the motor vehicle-related taxes and charges other vehicle owners pay and ensures all road users contribute to the upkeep of Victoria's roads.

Other actions to help remove barriers to the uptake of ZEV technology, as well as leverage opportunities associated with the impact of this technology transition, include:

  • setting a target of 50% of new light vehicle sales to be zero emissions by 2030
  • supporting further reforms to the National Construction Code in 2022 to make new buildings ZEV-ready
  • providing online tools and guidance to increase public awareness and promote uptake of ZEVs, including in corporate and local council fleets
  • establishing an expert advisory panel to recommend policies, enabling investments and timelines to support the achievement of the 2030 target
  • commencing work on an industry development and transition plan, exploring the opportunities associated with ZEV manufacturing, maintenance, repair and recycling.
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