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Submission: Unlocking Australia’s low carbon liquid fuel opportunity (FED)

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Sustainability
In our responses to the Government's direct questions, we have highlighted the key points. The Australian Logistics Council stresses the crucial role of low carbon liquid fuels and the need for supportive policy frameworks to facilitate their use and local production in Australia. This is essential not only for decarbonising the transport sector but also for improving national fuel security. The ALC urges the Government to adopt a comprehensive approach that considers the environmental, economic, and social dimensions of the low carbon liquid fuel...

Submission: National Urban Policy Consultation Paper

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Urban Policy
Proper planning of industrial land use and infrastructure can lead to more efficient supply chains, benefiting Australia's economy. The World Bank Logistics Performance Indicator highlights a strong link between a high-performing logistics sector and GDP per capita, with studies suggesting that a 1% improvement in supply chain performance results in a 1.4% increase in economic growth. Conversely, poor integration of freight logistics in urban planning raises supply chain costs, contributing to inflation and higher living costs. This is essential...

Submission: Victorian Freight Plan

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Sustainability
Effective support for Victoria and Australia's economy requires substantial reforms in the freight logistics and supply chain sector. These reforms should evaluate the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, using a systems thinking approach to manage complexities and interdependencies. Policies must avoid siloed approaches and conflicting regulations across different government levels and jurisdictions. They should be designed with a comprehensive understanding of the entire supply chain to meet the needs of all stakeholders,...

Submission: NSW Freight Policy Reform

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Freight
Policy reform for the supply chain sector in NSW and Australia is crucial to support the economy effectively. It requires a systems thinking approach to address complexity and interdependencies across state boundaries and modal choices. Policies must be integrated and coherent to meet the needs of producers, end users, and consumers...

Submission: Federal Budget 2024-25

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Critical Infrastructure
The Australian Logistics Council welcomes the opportunity to make a pre-budget submissionrelating to the 2024-25...

Submission: Inquiry into local government sustainability

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Critical Infrastructure
Many of the road infrastructure assets managed by local governments are deteriorating in condition. This impacts the efficiency of the Australian supply chain as these roads are the important ‘first mile’ in moving many products from origination point to...

Submission: Radwick Active Transport Strategy

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Productivity
Port Botany is crucial for NSW, handling a third of Australia's container volumes and essential fuel supplies. With container demand expected to exceed 9 million TEUs by 2063, infrastructure investments are needed. Proposed bike paths, Routes C15 and C14, threaten the port's high-traffic operations, conflicting with the need to protect vital trade...

Submission: Enabling supply of renewable diesel in Australia

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Emissions Reduction, Sustainability
Adopting renewable or zero-emission fuels can significantly reduce Australia's transport emissions, with over 20 million vehicles by 2021 and nearly 700,000 heavy trucks by 2023. Decarbonized fuels are essential, especially for older vehicles. Maintaining an efficient supply chain and avoiding market disruptions from fuel incentives are crucial for a successful transition to a decarbonized...

Queensland Freight Action Plan 2024-2025

Year:
2024
Type:
Submissions
Topic:
Advocacy
To continue supporting Queensland and Australia's economy effectively, policy-making in the freight logistics freight transport and supply chain sector requires substantial reform. This should extend beyond addressing specific existing policies to include a thorough evaluation of how these policies are developed, implemented, and assessed. A systems thinking approach is crucial for managing the inherent complexities and interdependencies within supply chains and freight logistics. Supply chains operate beyond state borders and modal preferences,...

ALC Supply Chain Summit 2024: The Productivity Sustainability Paradox

Year:
2024
Type:
Blog
Topic:
ALC Update
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) recently hosted the annual Supply Chain Summit 2024, a pivotal event on the supply chain, transport, and freight logistics industry calendar. Themed “The Productivity Sustainability Paradox,” the Summit brought together thought leaders, policymakers, and industry professionals to explore the complex interplay between achieving productivity and sustainability. This year’s Summit, held in Melbourne, was opened by ALC’s new Independent...
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