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Petrol prices are rising fast, but a knee-jerk reaction would be a terrible policy
2 weeks ago

Petrol prices are rising fast, but a knee-jerk reaction would be a terrible policy

The latest inflation figures released on Wednesday by the bureau of statistics revealed that petrol prices have risen faster in the past year than they have for a decade and …
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United petrol station, which forced Hume Freeway traffic to be cut from 110km/h to 80km/h around the clock, to open in days
2 weeks ago

United petrol station, which forced Hume Freeway traffic to be cut from 110km/h to 80km/h around the clock, to open in days

A FUEL station, that led to the Hume Freeway speed limit being 80km/h 24/7 at a west Wodonga junction, will open next week.

The United Petroleum outlet, which has the Border’s …
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Time to prepare for fuel price reporting in QLD
3 weeks ago

Time to prepare for fuel price reporting in QLD

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Regular readers of this newsletter will be aware that, earlier this year, the Queensland Government announced its’ intention to introduce a two-year trial of compulsory fuel price reporting laws from …
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Fuel price reporting trial
3 weeks ago

Fuel price reporting trial

Communication from Queensland Government:

Fuel price reporting trial – 18 October 2018 email to fuel retailers

“The Queensland Government is commencing a mandatory two-year fuel price reporting trial …
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Pumped up: $8 million service station/takeaway planned
3 weeks ago

Pumped up: $8 million service station/takeaway planned

An $8 million development to build a service station and major take away food complex has been proposed for north Orange.

The Central Coast-based RCI Group has submitted a development …
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Another service station proposed for Manoora as Cairns fuel prices surge
3 weeks ago

Another service station proposed for Manoora as Cairns fuel prices surge

A SECOND-HAND clothing shop, three houses and a duplex are flagged for demolition to make way for a proposed service station in Manoora.

Cairns-based development firm Stateland has lodged applications …
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Are Australia’s Motoring Associations truly objective on fuel prices?
4 weeks ago

Are Australia’s Motoring Associations truly objective on fuel prices?

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This week, the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) announced that its’ exclusive deal with PUMA (or at least exclusive until just recently) had delivered an estimated $5.19M in savings …
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High petrol prices may push up the cost of fresh food for consumers
4 weeks ago

High petrol prices may push up the cost of fresh food for consumers

The Master Grocers Association is warning that a rise in petrol and diesel prices could also lead to a rise in the price of fresh foods.

Unleaded petrol prices have …
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Independent petrol station APCO is entering the Wagga market
4 weeks ago

Independent petrol station APCO is entering the Wagga market

THERE are hopes a new independent player in the local petrol scene will drive competition and put downward pressure on prices.

Independent petrol station company APCO has been given the tick of …
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Fuel tax to fall as more switch to EVs: Storer
4 weeks ago

Fuel tax to fall as more switch to EVs: Storer

Fuel excise has fallen from 1.5% of GDP since the early 2000s to a little over 1% and is likely to fall further as Australians switch to electric vehicles.

That’s …
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