This page contains information on changes to the rates of petrol excise duty and road user charges.

The rates of petrol excise duty and road user charges are specified in legislation. The current rate of petrol excise duty is 66 cents per litre.

Road user charges rates vary. To find out current road user charges rates, please use our online road user charges calculator.

Rate changes

On 28 June 2018, the Government announced increases in petrol excise duty of 3.5 cents per litre to take effect from 30 September 2018, on 1 July 2019 and 1 July 2020. Road user charges are to increase by an equivalent amount.

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