Australia adapts to wartime conditions as alternative methods of fuel are developed.
Titles read: "AUSTRALIA STEPS ON THE GAS!"
Various shots of petrol coupons being printed at a press as commentator talks of Australia adapts herself to war conditions of saving petrol. Brief shots of electric cars. We then see a plant where molasses is turned into alcohol for use as fuel. Several shots of storage tanks and scientists working on laboratory equipment. Men work on a Shale Oil production plant - a large refinery in the Australian landscape.