Welcome to the Vic Branch home page!
If it moves, make it electric!
Vic Branch aims to help electrify transport and promote EVs. We provide public education, friendly peer-to peer support, policy recommendations, and work in partnership with like-minded groups.
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- Keeping up to date with the latest breaking EV news and innovations
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- Being part of a tipping point and inevitable transition to electric drive
- Learning from and sharing real-world experiences with EV drivers and others in the EV field
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Unless otherwise notified, the Vic Branch holds a monthly member event on the third Tuesday of each month (excluding January) at:
Mackie Road Neighbourhood House
36 - 42 Mackie Rd, Mulgrave VIC 3170
A notice is usually sent to members and non-members one week prior to the event.
A reminder is then sent one or two days prior, including the full agenda and other details.
A representative of Solar Victoria has made contact to alert us that, as part of the Victorian budget cuts, the $3000 subsidy for EVs costing less than $68,740 will cease on June 30th 2023.
Vic Branch Statement
The AEVA Victoria Branch are shocked and disappointed by the recent decision of the Andrews Labor Government to end the $3000 subsidy for new electric vehicle (EV) purchases. We feel this is a regressive move which now makes it more difficult for drivers to switch to electric. AEVA Victoria Branch would like to see consistent incentives in place to help decarbonise transport and reap the environmental, health and economic benefits that EVs offer.
Victoria is the only state in the country with an active disincentive to EV adoption in the form of the ZLEV Charge Act. This 'EV tax' has effectively made every road in Australia a toll road – but only for Victorian electric vehicle drivers.
We urge the Andrews Labor Government to reconsider their position, and to align their policies with other states and territories. Victoria and Australia need a consistent, fair and functional approach to EV adoption.
Past Event Reports
We also have a regional Victorian sub-branch:
Geelong: meets the first Friday of every month (excluding January).
Our 2023-4 Branch committee members are:
Chair: Kathleen Davies
Vice-Chair: Paul Fallon
Treasurer: Dan Edwards
Secretary: Rick Molloy
Director Representative on AEVA National Board: Riz Akhtar
General Committee Members: Brendan Davies, James Kirk, Richard Laxton, David Potter, Blake Ramsey, Tom Singer, Peter Stevens, Aldo Vera.
Convenor: Blake Ramsey
For more information on the Vic Branch, please contact:
Secretary - Rick Molloy
Ph: 0407 228 189