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Police hunt two separate knifemen after hold-ups at servos
3 days ago

Police hunt two separate knifemen after hold-ups at servos

IPSWICH detectives now believe two different men were responsible for armed robberies at two service stations within three hours of each other.

Despite similar descriptions being provided for both offenders, …
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Seeing red over fuel price apps
2 weeks ago

Seeing red over fuel price apps

ONLY three days into the government’s two-year fuel price reporting trial and people are already seeing red.

Springfield’s Nick Rose said he had downloaded a bunch of apps supposedly working …
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Fuel prices decline in time for holidays
2 weeks ago

Fuel prices decline in time for holidays

FUEL prices will continue to decline into the new year, bringing better profits to local service stations.

Gatton Petroleum owner Peter O’Brien said high fuel prices impacted his business as …
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Motorists will be able to shop around to get cheaper petrol from Monday
2 weeks ago

Motorists will be able to shop around to get cheaper petrol from Monday

Queenslanders will be able to shop around more easily for cheaper petrol prices from Monday, with a two-year fuel price-monitoring trial due to begin.

From noon on Monday, more than …
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Time for servos, tech whizzes to sign up on fuel
1 month ago

Time for servos, tech whizzes to sign up on fuel

A shout-out has gone to Queensland servos and app developers to get on board the upcoming two-year fuel price reporting trial that’s going to deliver up-to-date prices to motorists.

Energy …
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Cheaper fuel could start party on the road to power
1 month ago

Cheaper fuel could start party on the road to power

QUEENSLANDERS are demanding the Federal Government freeze its fuel excise increases – and whichever party moves to do it could secure the keys to the Lodge.

The issue has overtaken …
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Petrol prices: Workers being driven to bankruptcy
2 months ago

Petrol prices: Workers being driven to bankruptcy

QUEENSLANDERS would be slugged thousands of dollars a year more to drive to work under record-high petrol prices, analysis shows.

New analysis reveals the average Queensland commuter, who according to …
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Techs on deck to drive fuel price trial
2 months ago

Techs on deck to drive fuel price trial

Queensland-owned and operated IT gurus are at work on the behind-the-scenes technology that will help Queensland motorists find the cheapest servo in town.

Speaking at independent fuel retailer United Petroleum’s …
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Gold Coast petrol price fury: MPs urge Queensland app fast-track
3 months ago

Gold Coast petrol price fury: MPs urge Queensland app fast-track

STATE and Gold Coast Opposition MPs are urging Queensland Government fast-track its real-time fuel-pricing plan for the sake of motorists “ripped off” at the bowser.

Queenslanders typically pay the highest …
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Petrol stations accused of gouging as south-east Queensland prices hit ‘exorbitant’ levels
3 months ago

Petrol stations accused of gouging as south-east Queensland prices hit ‘exorbitant’ levels

Petrol prices in south-east Queensland have reached a four-year high, as motoring group RACQ accuses service stations of gouging customers.

RACQ spokeswoman Lucinda Ross said the average price for unleaded …
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