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Servos given three month grace period to avoid $13,000 fines for out-of-date fuel prices
2 weeks ago

Servos given three month grace period to avoid $13,000 fines for out-of-date fuel prices

WITH up-to-date petrol prices around Cairns now available at the touch of a finger, local servos still not on board have three months to comply or cop large fines.

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Caring drivers not completely united for during national fuel boycott
2 months ago

Caring drivers not completely united for during national fuel boycott

A NATIONAL boycott of the petrol pump has not deterred motorists from making the decision to fill up at the United service station on Mulgrave Rd in Cairns yesterday.

United …
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Another service station proposed for Manoora as Cairns fuel prices surge
2 months 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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Defence calls for tenders to operate Cairns fuel site
3 months ago

Defence calls for tenders to operate Cairns fuel site

Cairns fuel operators have a chance to break into the Defence market with a request for tenders to operate a navy fuel site.

A call for proposals to commercialise the …
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Cairns motorists urged to have their say on fuel prices
2 years ago

Cairns motorists urged to have their say on fuel prices

CAIRNS motorists fed up with high fuel prices have been urged to have their say as the national consumer watchdog concludes an investigation into the local petroleum market.

The Australian …
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Katter highlights fuel price disparity in Far North Queensland
3 years ago

Katter highlights fuel price disparity in Far North Queensland

Kimberley Vlasic, 22 April 2016

FEDERAL Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has made a flying visit to Innisfail to highlight the disparity in fuel prices between Far Northern towns.

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ACCC investigation into Cairns fuel market could lead to price relief
3 years ago

ACCC investigation into Cairns fuel market could lead to price relief

Kimberley Vlasic, 20 April 2016

CAIRNS motorists could finally see cheaper petrol prices as the national consumer watchdog launches a long-awaited investigation into the local fuel market.

Motoring groups and …
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ACCC petrol price investigation moves to Queensland
3 years ago

ACCC petrol price investigation moves to Queensland

Daryl Passmore, 19 April 2016

THE high price of petrol in Cairns will come under the spotlight in a formal investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

The watchdog …
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ACCC announces fourth regional petrol market study in Cairns
3 years ago

ACCC announces fourth regional petrol market study in Cairns

19 April 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that Cairns will be the fourth regional location to be studied as part of the petrol monitoring arrangements introduced …
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Cairns motorists protest cost of diesel with Shell servo boycott
3 years ago

Cairns motorists protest cost of diesel with Shell servo boycott

Kimberley Vlasic, 13 April 2016

FRUSTRATED Cairns motorists are boycotting service stations that charge “exorbitant” prices for fuel in an impassioned show of people power.

White Rock school bus driver …
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