Motorists have been advised to be strategic and shop around to find the best deals on petrol

“The Fuel Tracker continues to be available on the RACV website.”

Ms Colonico said there were a number of reasons petrol prices were so variable.

“Fuel prices depend on a range of factors, including geographical area, availability, international benchmark prices, taxes, the value of the Australian dollar relative to the US dollar and levels of competition in different areas,” she said.

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