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Petrol prices in Brisbane still the highest of capital cities: RACQ
3 days ago

Petrol prices in Brisbane still the highest of capital cities: RACQ

BRISBANE motorists are being hit harder at the bowser than those in any other capital city, according to the state’s peak motoring body.

RACQ’s October Fuel Price report revealed that …
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RACV reveals annual cost of filling up with different fuel types
1 week ago

RACV reveals annual cost of filling up with different fuel types

Some motorists are needlessly spending hundreds of dollars extra a year pumping premium fuel into cars that don’t require it, the RACV says.

While some vehicle models have to run on premium …
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Fuel price debate not supported by the facts
2 weeks ago

Fuel price debate not supported by the facts

By  •  Petrol pricing

Fuel prices have historically been a source of economic interest in the national economy, largely because fuel prices constitute an economic input cost for Australian households and businesses. The argument …
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Talking Point: Fuel supply — always just three weeks from disaster
2 weeks ago

Talking Point: Fuel supply — always just three weeks from disaster

THE attack on a crucial Saudi oil facility last month shows again the fragility of Australia’s reliance on market forces and international shipping for its supply of liquid fuel.

Thankfully, …
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Petrol prices near 12-month highs
2 weeks ago

Petrol prices near 12-month highs

Weekly petrol prices

Petrol prices: According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average price of unleaded petrol rose by 9.0 cents a litre last week to a near …
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Petrol drive-off in Shepparton
3 weeks ago

Petrol drive-off in Shepparton

Police arrested two teens and are searching for a third following a petrol drive off in Shepparton this morning.

It is understood a boy aged in his mid-teens travelling in …
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RAA renews calls for real-time fuel pricing after trials reveal saving potential
3 weeks ago

RAA renews calls for real-time fuel pricing after trials reveal saving potential

South Australia’s peak motoring body has ramped up its push for real-time fuel pricing in the wake of two reports that show motorists could make significant savings.

The RAA says …
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Regulator steering is risky
4 weeks ago

Regulator steering is risky

Earlier this week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released a special report that examined the different pricing behaviours of businesses operating in the Australian retail fuels market during …
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‘Petrol is petrol’: Coles Express is country’s most expensive
4 weeks ago

‘Petrol is petrol’: Coles Express is country’s most expensive

Coles Express is Australia’s most expensive petrol retailer across five capital cities, according to an ACCC analysis of 2018 prices that found it is worth shopping around and seeking out …
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Viva Refinery marks 12th incident response callout after Monday leak
4 weeks ago

Viva Refinery marks 12th incident response callout after Monday leak

Emergency services have been called to Geelong’s oil refinery at least 12 times in 2019, again rushing to a leak at the Corio plant on Monday.

The CFA was called …
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