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Australians good at recycling
And I is good at using public transport but...

The ABS said the growth was partly because of the improvement in kerbside recycling collection services, to which about 90 per cent of Australian households now have access.

But public transport use had only increased slightly in the last decade, and the survey found most Australians did not intend to stop using their cars.>>

About 13.5 per cent of Australians regularly use public transport today, compared to 11.9 per cent in 1996.

Public transport use is highest in NSW at 19 per cent, followed by Victoria at 14 per cent. It is lowest in Tasmania at six per cent.


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