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Tasmania

A gold pedal idea: Bike switch takes sting out of high fuel prices
1 week ago

A gold pedal idea: Bike switch takes sting out of high fuel prices

HOBART’S high fuel prices are an extra incentive to ditch petrol in favour of pedal power, the Tasmanian Bicycle Network says.

The state’s petrol prices have remained high despite dramatic …
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Tasmania left off cheap petrol map
2 weeks ago

Tasmania left off cheap petrol map

The Tasmanian Government is taking action on the issue of the state’s petrol prices, which have remained high despite dramatic falls in the global wholesale price of fuel.

Resources Minister …
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Tasmanians paying 30c per litre over wholesale fuel price, motoring body says
1 month 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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Compliance to New Petrol Price Board laws in Tasmania
6 months ago

Compliance to New Petrol Price Board laws in Tasmania

The Hodgman Liberal Government is working hard to address cost of living concerns in Tasmania.

Petrol is a major household cost and our Code of Practice for Fuel Price Boards …
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Tasmanians still paying too much at the petrol bowser: Labor
2 years ago

Tasmanians still paying too much at the petrol bowser: Labor

The state Opposition has reignited a call for greater government intervention in petrol prices in an attempt to close the gap between Tasmanian motorist costs compared to mainland counterparts.

Even …
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Tasmanian motorists continue to pay more for fuel than drivers interstate
2 years ago

Tasmanian motorists continue to pay more for fuel than drivers interstate

TASMANIAN motorists are seeing petrol retail margins of 18c to 20c a litre compared to those interstate, the RACT says.

There continues to be no relief for Tasmanian motorists as …
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Tasmanian petrol price study unsurprising & surprising
2 years ago

Tasmanian petrol price study unsurprising & surprising

The results of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) investigation of regional petrol prices in Launceston (Tasmania) were released this week.

A copy of the report can be downloaded …
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TAS: Labor petrol price plan vetoed
2 years ago

TAS: Labor petrol price plan vetoed

THE State Government has rejected a Labor proposal for greater transparency on petrol prices after an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission investigation.

The Mercury revealed yesterday the ACCC report claimed …
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Launceston’s petrol prices reduced by deal between RACT and United Petroleum
2 years ago

Launceston’s petrol prices reduced by deal between RACT and United Petroleum

The long-awaited ACCC report into Launceston’s petrol prices has revealed that motorists could save up to 5 cents a litre at the bowser in a more competitive retail market.

As anticipated, the …
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ACCC petrol price report drives call to lower Launceston cost by 4 cents
2 years ago

ACCC petrol price report drives call to lower Launceston cost by 4 cents

Launceston motorists could pay up to 4 cents a litre less for petrol if there was greater competition in the city’s retail petrol market, an investigation by the consumer …
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