1043. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the minister representing the
Minister for Finance:
I refer to the government vehicle
list and the best buys list provided by the minister earlier this year and I note
that there were no fully electric vehicles included in these lists.
(1) Does the
government fleet still include two Nissan Leafs as was reported in question 515
in September last year; and, if so, why are they not included on the government
(2) If no to (1), were they sold and
what was the sale price of these vehicles?
(3) Was the
monthly whole-of-life cost calculated for the Nissan Leaf; if yes, what was it;
and, if no, why not?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
(1) Yes. The
government fleet still includes two Nissan Leaf vehicles. The government
vehicle list is the current contract list of available vehicles from which
agencies can choose new vehicles. As the Nissan Leaf is not currently available
in Australia, it has not been included in this list. Latest information from
Nissan Australia suggests the new Nissan Leaf will be launched in March 2019
with first deliveries expected from mid-2019.
(2) Not applicable.
(3) No, as the vehicle is not