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Petrol pricing

Canberra the second most expensive city for petrol despite price drop

Canberrans have enjoyed one of the biggest drops in petrol prices in the country, but a new Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report finds they are still paying more than …
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ACCC releases March quarter 2015 petrol report

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released the second quarterly report on the Australian petroleum industry.  The report examines prices to March 2015.

Following large falls in international crude …
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NRMA says councils are unable to foot the $580m bill to fix western NSW roads

The NRMA says there’s a $580 million backlog of repairs needed for roads in western New South Wales.

The company’s latest ‘Funding Local Roads’ report, released yesterday, showed a …
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NRMA call for larger slice of fuel excise pie for local roads
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NRMA call for larger slice of fuel excise pie for local roads

COUNCILS on the NSW North and Mid-North coast are burdened with the state’s biggest road repair and upgrade backlog, according to a report by the National Roads and Motorist’s Association …
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Hockey to seek Greens rethink on fuel tax
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Hockey to seek Greens rethink on fuel tax

Treasurer Joe Hockey hopes a change in the leadership of the Australian Greens will allow the government to retain indexation of the fuel excise.

Greens leader Christine Milne on Wednesday …
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New Greens leader Richard di Natale flags petrol policy shift
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New Greens leader Richard di Natale flags petrol policy shift

New Greens leader Richard di Natale has given the government cause for optimism on the eve of its second budget by opening the door to supporting the indexation of petrol excise.

He has given …
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Replace petrol taxes with pay-as-you-go road charging, experts say

The rise of fuel efficient cars will force governments to look for alternatives to petrol taxes, a roads conference heard on Monday, with advocates arguing instead for motorists to be …
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Do you want to save $32 on fuel?

MOTORISTS filling up in Nambour are getting a much better deal than those at the bowser anywhere else on the Coast.

Two Nambour outlets were selling unleaded petrol for 112.9 …
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Pain at pump tipped to be short-lived

Motorists shouldn’t rush to the petrol pump this week, as a price spike takes hold, the NRMA has said.

Last week, the motoring body warned about a likely rise in …
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Adelaide the cheapest Australian city for petrol

Adelaide petrol prices were the lowest in the nation during the first three months of this year and buyers in the city’s inner north got the best of the deals.


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