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The future is electric, and Australia is charging ahead! If you’re considering joining the electric revolution, there’s never been a better time. Governments across the country are rolling out incentives to make owning an EV more affordable and accessible.

Here’s a comprehensive breakdown to what’s on offer in each state:

ACT: Capital Incentives 🏢

  • Up to $15,000 in interest-free loans for EVs up to $77,565.
  • Free registration for two years (until 30 June 2024) or 20% off on older EVs.
  • Waived stamp duty on first-time EV purchases (limitations apply).

Northern Territory: The Electric Frontier ⚡

  • $1,500 subsidy on stamp duty for EVs/PHEVs for 5 years from 1 July 2022.
  • Cheaper registration for BEVs and PHEVs for five years.
  • Grants for home, workplace, and public EV chargers.

Victoria: Charging Up 🔌

  • $100 discount on annual registration fees.
  • Exemption from ‘luxury vehicle’ stamp duty; flat rate of $8.40 per $200 of market value.

Queensland: Sunshine and Savings ☀️

  • $6,000 subsidy for first 15,000 new EVs up to $68,000 (income-based).
  • Lower registration fees and stamp duty compared to ICE cars.

New South Wales: Powering Ahead 🔋

  • $3,000 rebate for first 25,000 EVs under $68,750.
  • Waived stamp duty on EVs under $78,000 from 1 September 2021.
  • Registration fee discounts; T2 and T3 transit lane access.

South Australia: Sparking Innovation 💡

  • $3,000 rebate for first 7,000 BEVs up to $68,750.
  • Free registration for three years until 30 June 2025.
  • Up to $2,000 rebate for first 7,500 households installing an EV smart charger.

Tasmania: Green Island Drive 🌲

  • Free stamp duty for two years on new and second-hand EVs.
  • Free registration for two years for car rental companies and coach operators.

Western Australia: The Wild Electric West 🤠

  • $3,500 rebate for first 10,000 EVs under $70,000.
  • Exemption from 10% on-demand transport levy.

Australia-Wide Incentives: A Unified Charge 🤲

  • Up to $2,000 off purchase price of EVs/PHEVs from 1 July 2022.
  • $2,500 lower purchase prices due to removed 5% import tariff.
  • Higher Luxury Car Tax threshold: $84,916 for low-emission vehicles.
  • Removed Fringe Benefits Tax: $4,700 annual savings for salary sacrifice agreement on a $50,000 EV.
  • $62.6 million funding package for small businesses to decarbonize, including fleet electrification.

The Road Ahead 🛣️

With these incentives, the road to a cleaner, greener future is wide open. Whether you’re a city commuter or a country explorer, there’s an EV incentive tailored for you. Plug into the future and drive the change today!


RACV: Electric Vehicle rebates, discounts and incentives in Australia

NRMA: EV incentives in Australia