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ACCC holds up Woolworths-BP $1.8b service station deal
1 week ago

ACCC holds up Woolworths-BP $1.8b service station deal

The competition watchdog is holding up Woolworths’ $1.8 billion sale of its service station network to competitor BP over fears it could see motorists pay more for fuel.

Under the sale announced late last year, BP …
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ACCC releases Statement of Issues on BP’s proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ petrol sites
1 week ago

ACCC releases Statement of Issues on BP’s proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ petrol sites

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has flagged preliminary concerns regarding the proposed acquisition by BP Australia Pty Ltd of Woolworths Limited’s (ASX:WOW) network of retail service station sites and …
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Code to Ensure Clear Petrol Price Displays
1 week ago

Code to Ensure Clear Petrol Price Displays

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to reducing the costs of living for Tasmanians.

The cost of filling up a car is a major impost on the household budget for …
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Tasmanian government introduce new rules of petrol advertising in Parliament
1 week ago

Tasmanian government introduce new rules of petrol advertising in Parliament

The state government plans to introduce a code that will remove discounted fuel prices from advertising boards at petrol stations.

Under the rules, a fuel retailer can display information on a fuel …
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CBA: Petrol at 10-month lows
2 weeks ago

CBA: Petrol at 10-month lows

According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average Australian price of unleaded petrol fell by 0.9 cents to 119.1 cents a litre in the past week – a …
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ACCC to rule on BP’s purchase of Woolworths service stations next week
2 weeks ago

ACCC to rule on BP’s purchase of Woolworths service stations next week

BP and Woolworths appear to have reached some sort of deal with the ACCC which will now make its preliminary call on the $1.8 billion purchase of Woolworths petrol …
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‘It’s time to be tough’: Coalition vows crackdown on $20m fuel theft epidemic
2 weeks ago

‘It’s time to be tough’: Coalition vows crackdown on $20m fuel theft epidemic

Petrol theft that costs Victorian service station owners more than $20 million a year will be reclassified as a criminal offence if the Coalition is elected next year.

The pledge …
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Fuel prices to increase under MyFuel NT scheme
1 month ago

Fuel prices to increase under MyFuel NT scheme

MotorMouth Pty Ltd warns that Territory motorists could be slugged around 2 cents per litre more at the pump as an unintended consequence of the MyFuel NT initiative.

“The problem …
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Fuel price reporting laws don’t work says OECD
1 month ago

Fuel price reporting laws don’t work says OECD

By  •  Petrol pricing

Perhaps one of the biggest frustrations for fuel retailers is the never ending and circular debate that surrounds average petrol prices.

The debate has been raging for so long, with …
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Budget Petrol launches Fuel 1 card
1 month ago

Budget Petrol launches Fuel 1 card

Gascorp (Budget Petrol Wholesale) launched its premium-diesel offer and Budget Petrol-branded Exxon Mobil Fuel 1 card with a promotional event at its Mascot site in Sydney on Wednesday.

Between 10am …
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