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National Measurement Institute uncovers fuel pump inaccuracies
3 days ago

National Measurement Institute uncovers fuel pump inaccuracies

Inspectors will conduct a fuel pump blitz because of a rise in service stations caught short-changing drivers at the bowser.

National Measurement Institute experts testing petrol and diesel dispenser accuracy …
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Christmas comes early for motorists as global oil crash wipes out 2018’s petrol price increases
1 month ago

Christmas comes early for motorists as global oil crash wipes out 2018’s petrol price increases

Petrol prices are coming down, down for Christmas.

Just two months ago motorists around the country were plotting nationwide fuel boycotts to protest record high prices, but a sudden crash in …
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National Petroleum Contractor Training Standards
2 months ago

National Petroleum Contractor Training Standards

By  •  Training

One of the issues that was brought to ACAPMA soon after the demise of the Australian Petroleum Industry Contractors and Suppliers Association (APICSA), was the need for development of a …
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NSW forecourt runoff consultation closes 30 November 2018
2 months ago

NSW forecourt runoff consultation closes 30 November 2018

By  •  Information

Last month, the NSW EPA released new Guidance in the form of a new Draft Practice Note entitled: Managing Run-Off from Service Station Forecourts (For a copy of the Guideline …
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It’s time to pay on time
2 months ago

It’s time to pay on time

By  •  Advocacy

The principal of every small and family-owned business in Australia will tell you that cashflow is crucial to their survival – and being paid on time is an essential element …
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Tasmanians paying 30c per litre over wholesale fuel price, motoring body says
2 months ago

Tasmanians paying 30c per litre over wholesale fuel price, motoring body says

The Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania (RACT) said motorists were paying too much for petrol and diesel, with service stations ignoring a recent drop in wholesale prices.

The organisation said …
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You, market competition and the Law
2 months ago

You, market competition and the Law

By  •  Legal

Given the level of continuous scrutiny of the Australian fuel market, a good knowledge of the Australian Competition and Consumer Act (2010) – which is commonly referred to as Australian …
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Fuel prices, protests & public policy
3 months ago

Fuel prices, protests & public policy

By  •  Feature

Friday the 26th of October and Saturday the 27th of October 2018 marked the conduct of a two-day national boycott of service stations across Australia, as widely promoted on social …
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Time to prepare for fuel price reporting in QLD
3 months ago

Time to prepare for fuel price reporting in QLD

By  •  Information

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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Motorists plan ‘fuel strike’ as prices soar
3 months ago

Motorists plan ‘fuel strike’ as prices soar

A PLANNED two-day boycott of service stations to protest record high fuel prices will be “not even a rounding error” to the industry, the NRMA says.

Around 85,000 people …
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