Australia becoming a ‘dumping ground’ for polluting cars as government delays signing on to international standards

ABC | Oct 13, 2021 at 7:47 PM
  • Australia is becoming a “dumping ground” for more dangerous and polluting cars, one transport minister warns, as the federal government has not adopted international emissions standards.
  • In a submission to a federal parliamentary inquiry into road safety, ACT Transport Minister Chris Steel warned the refusal to adopt Euro 6 standards was not only bad for the environment, but also endangered road users.
  • The federal government has agreed to implement better petrol quality standards from 2027.