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Chart of the day: Where to buy the cheapest petrol in the big cities
6 days ago

Chart of the day: Where to buy the cheapest petrol in the big cities

It’s official — independent chains sell the cheapest petrol, at least in capital cities.

The independents were on average the lowest priced petrol retailers in the five largest capital …
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Oil price rise likely to hit consumers with $4 billion headache and absorb benefit of tax cuts
1 week ago

Oil price rise likely to hit consumers with $4 billion headache and absorb benefit of tax cuts

Morgan Stanley argues the high fuel prices are likely to be sustained, driving up inflation and absorbing any benefit from the “modest” cuts.

The surging oil price will deliver the …
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Filling up at these servos will help save you money
1 week ago

Filling up at these servos will help save you money

FILLING up at independent service stations is Melbourne motorists’ best bet for saving a buck at the bowser.

New research by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission points …
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Consumer watchdog names Australia’s highest-priced petrol retailer
1 week ago

Consumer watchdog names Australia’s highest-priced petrol retailer

Shopper discounts may not always be the best way to save on fuel costs, an ACCC report into petrol pricing finds

COLES Express has been named as …
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Price difference shocks chairman of ACCC
1 week ago

Price difference shocks chairman of ACCC

COLES petrol stations are fleecing Sydney motorists, charging 4 cents a litre more than Woolworths and 9c/L extra compared with the ­cheapest chain of servos, new ­research  by  the consumer …
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ACCC names and shames most expensive petrol retailers
1 week ago

ACCC names and shames most expensive petrol retailers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has named Coles Express as the nation’s highest-priced petrol retailer in a new industry report.

The regulator took the unusual step of …
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Budget and Business
2 weeks ago

Budget and Business

By  •  Budget

This week has seen the release of the federal budget and the Opposition reply.  There is a lot of talk of winners and losers across the community and while the …
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Oil price to bite at pump: Caltex chief Julian Segal
2 weeks ago

Oil price to bite at pump: Caltex chief Julian Segal

Caltex chief Julian Segal has warned that petrol prices are set to rise further from the three-year highs they are already sitting at, as recent crude oil prices flow …
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Caltex chief tips fresh fuel price hikes in wake of spike in global oil prices
2 weeks ago

Caltex chief tips fresh fuel price hikes in wake of spike in global oil prices

Australian petrol prices are set to rise from three-year highs they are already sitting at, according to Caltex chief Julian Segal, as recent crude oil prices flow through to …
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Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?
2 weeks ago

Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?

Australia depends heavily on imported fuel, but having become used to huge surpluses of coal, gas and uranium, energy security has never been a strong concern.

Australia is an island …
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