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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Used Oil in Australia

Prepared by Meinhardt Infrastructure & Environment Group
Environment Australia
January 2002


Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Research Economics (2001) Australian Commodity Statistics 2000, ABARE, Canberra

Australian Bureau of Statistics (1997) Australians and the Environment, 1996 Publication No 4601.0, ABS, Canberra

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2000) Motor Vehicle Census, Australia, 31 October 1999 Publication No 3909.0, ABS, Canberra

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2001a) Environmental Issues: People's Views and Practices, March 2000 Publication No 4602.0, ABS, Canberra

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2001b) Survey of Motor Vehicle Use, Australia (1 November 1999 - 31 October 2000) Publication No 9208.0, ABS, Canberra

Australian Institute of Petroleum (1997a) Code of Practice for the Management of Used Oil, AIP, Melbourne

Australian Institute of Petroleum (1997b) Turning Point or Crisis: A Study of the Australian Oil Refining and Marketing Industry, prepared by ACIL Economics for AIP, Melbourne, (, 8/10/01

Australian Institute of Petroleum (1998) AIP Survey of Used Oil 1998, AIP, Melbourne

Australian & New Zealand Environment Council (1991) Used Lubricating Oil: Generation, Recovery and Reuse in Australia, prepared by Technisearch Ltd for the Waste and Resources Advisory Committee, Canberra

Beer T, Grant T, Brown R, Edwards J, Nelson P, Watson H & D Williams (2000) Life-cycle Emissions Analysis of Alternate Fuels for Heavy Vehicles - Stage 1, CSIRO Atmospheric Research Report C/0411/1.1/F2 to the Australian Greenhouse Office, March 2000

CONCAWE (1996) Collection and Disposal of Used Lubricating Oil, Report No 5/96, CONCAWE, Brussels

Comité des Constructeurs Francais d'Automobiles (c. 2001) Analyse & Faits: Usage de l'automobile - déplacement des ménages (Analysis and Facts: Use of the Car - Displacement of Households), CCFA, France, (, 8/10/01

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (2001) Transport Statistics - Car Use in Great Britain, Personal Travel Factsheet 7 (March 2001), DETR, UK, (, 8/10/01

Environment Australia (1999a) Comprehensive Product Stewardship System for Waste Oil: A Discussion Paper, prepared by Marshall G, Andrews S, Carter M & Dispain G for Environment Australia, Canberra

Environment Australia (1999b) Oil Recycling and Excises (Draft), prepared by Burnbank Consulting and Tasman Asia Pacific for Environment Australia, Canberra

Kimball V S (1975) Waste Oil Recovery and Disposal, Noyes Data Corp, Park Ridge N.J., USA

LaGanza R F (1998) Rapidly Biodegradable Lubricants Assisting the Mining Industry to Help Protect the Environment, paper presented to the 23rd Annual Environmental Workshop of the Minerals Council of Australia, Melbourne 25-30 October 1998

Mueller Associates (1989) Waste Oil: Reclaiming Technology, Utilisation and Disposal, Noyes Data Corp, Park Ridge N.J., USA

Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia (2000) Product Stewardship (Oil) Bill 2000: Explanatory Memorandum, Canberra

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (1996) What's New with Used Oil, Volume 1 No 2 (Summer 1996), Bureau of Land Recycling and Waste Management, (, 2/10/01

Rail Group of the Standing Committee on Transport (2001) Rail in Sustainable Transport, prepared by ACIL Consulting for the Rail Group of the Standing Committee on Transport, Brisbane

UNEP Technical Guidelines on Hazardous Waste: Waste Oils from Petroleum Origins and Sources, (Y8) UNEP Basel Convention, (, 9/8/01

US EPA (1984) Composition and Management of Used Oil Generated in the United States, prepared by Franklin Associates for the Office of Solid Waste, United States Environmental Protection Agency, quoted in Mueller Associates (1989) Waste Oil: Reclaiming Technology, Utilisation and Disposal, Noyes Data Corp, Park Ridge N.J., USA