Off the Charts // Environment

A picture tells a thousand words and Off the Charts is where you’ll find the charts and graphs that tell the most interesting stories. Across all the areas the Australia Institute covers, we give you the pictures that help you understand what is really going on in the world.

It is time to abolish the expensive Fuel Tax Credit that incentivises fossil fuel use.

by Adam Gottschalk

The OECD has recently called for the end of Australia Fuel Tax Credits Scheme, which is growing in cost every year.

May 2024

Teachers pay more tax than the oil and gas industry

by Matt Grudnoff

Oil and gas companies claim they pay the wages of teachers and other public sector services, but teachers actually pay twice the tax.

Gas industry emissions will cost us much more than their so-called economic benefits

by Matthew Ryan

The emissions from the gas industry are delivering a devasting cost to our future

The decision to scrap the levy on waste exports means more plastics will end up in landfill

by Nina Gbor

Most plastic Australians use already ends up in landfill and the decision to scrap the levy on waste exports will only make things worse

January 2024

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Off the Charts is curated by Greg Jericho, Chief Economist at the Australia Institute and the Centre for Future Work.

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