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Petrol prices in Tasmania explained and why drivers hold the key to cheaper fuel
1 week ago

Petrol prices in Tasmania explained and why drivers hold the key to cheaper fuel

Why is petrol so much more expensive in Tasmania than it is on the mainland?

What is a petrol price cycle?

  • A petrol price cycle is a movement in …
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Low fuel prices a win for town
1 week ago

Low fuel prices a win for town

Local motorists are speeding to service stations across town as Seymour continues to enjoy plummeting fuel prices.

The town is among several regional hubs benefiting from the holiday season’s petrol …
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Motorists slugged at the bowser in Townsville paying 16cpl more than previous 12 months
1 week ago

Motorists slugged at the bowser in Townsville paying 16cpl more than previous 12 months

NORTH Queensland drivers were slugged up to 16 cents per litre more at the bowser last year, compared to the previous 12 months.

The average price of unleaded petrol in …
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Fuel price in Brisbane the most expensive in Australia
1 week ago

Fuel price in Brisbane the most expensive in Australia

Brisbane motorists have been urged to take the power back from overcharging service stations after paying almost 14¢ a litre more for unleaded petrol in 2018 than the previous year.


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Low fuel reserves ‘free ride’ draws international criticism
2 weeks ago

Low fuel reserves ‘free ride’ draws international criticism

The federal government’s Energy Department has warned that Australia is seen as a “free rider” by other nations because of its low and internationally non-compliant fuel stockpiles.

And …
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Adelaide’s wild petrol price cycle is better for unleaded motorists
2 weeks ago

Adelaide’s wild petrol price cycle is better for unleaded motorists

The wildly fluctuating unleaded petrol price cycle may be a great frustration of many South Australian motorists, but they are faring better at the bowser than drivers of …
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Red light flashing over fuel security
2 weeks ago

Red light flashing over fuel security

Delays in addressing the nation’s low domestic fuel stockpiles — including just 22 days of petrol and 17 days of diesel — have sparked warnings from Coalition MPs and …
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Australia’s Servo Samaritan: Meet the Indian immigrant fuel station owner who’s slashed petrol to less than $1 a litre even though he barely makes a profit – because he’s fed up with Australians facing sky-high prices
2 weeks ago

Australia’s Servo Samaritan: Meet the Indian immigrant fuel station owner who’s slashed petrol to less than $1 a litre even though he barely makes a profit – because he’s fed up with Australians facing sky-high prices

A service station owner who immigrated from India is selling fuel for less than $1 a litre – making him Australia’s cheapest fuel retailer.

Metro Petroleum franchisee Jignesh …
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Govt encourages drivers to use independent sites for petrol price info
2 weeks ago

Govt encourages drivers to use independent sites for petrol price info

The ACT government is resisting calls to introduce a scheme that provides regular information on the movement of petrol prices, instead encouraging motorists to use independent websites that track prices.


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Petrol prices set to surge after cheap fuel cycle
2 weeks ago

Petrol prices set to surge after cheap fuel cycle

QUEENSLANDERS, particularly those in regional areas, have felt much needed relief at the bowser over the holiday period with petrol reaching its lowest price in 15 months.

But the …
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