Australia must strike now to become SAF superpower

Gregor Heard
July 10 2024 - 6:30am
Australia is one of the world's largest consumers of aviation fuel. Photo supplied.
Australia is one of the world's largest consumers of aviation fuel. Photo supplied.

Australia has the potential to become a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) superpower, creating massive demand for agricultural by-products to use as feedstock to make the renewable jet fuel but needs to act quickly or risk being left behind according to an industry insider.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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