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Question Without Notice No. 107 asked in the Legislative Council on 19 February 2020 by Hon Tim Clifford

Minister responding: Hon D.J. Kelly
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ELECTRIC VEHICLES WORKING GROUP

107. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the minister representing the Minister for Innovation and ICT:

I refer to the tasks of the Western Australian Electric Vehicles Working Group.

(1) Is the working group responsible for developing the state electric vehicle strategy?

(a) If no, what is the responsible body?

(b) What is the time frame for completion of the state electric vehicle strategy?

(2) When will the action plan to increase the share of electric vehicles in the state government fleet be complete?

Hon DARREN WEST replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. I provide the following answer on behalf of the minister representing the Minister for Innovation and ICT.

(1) The Western Australian Electric Vehicles Working Group, chaired by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, is developing the draft state electric vehicle strategy for consideration by government.

(a) Not applicable.

(b) The electric vehicle strategy is being progressed alongside the development of the state climate policy and will be released when finalised.

(2) The strategy will address electric vehicles in the government fleet as well as other initiatives.