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Petrol prices higher because Canberrans won’t shop around: servo group
7 hours ago

Petrol prices higher because Canberrans won’t shop around: servo group

Canberra’s petrol prices are higher in part because the city’s “affluent” population is not as sensitive to price signals as other jurisdictions, an ACT parliamentary inquiry has heard.

Australasian Convenience …
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Senator says Royal Commission into state’s pump prices needed
8 hours ago

Senator says Royal Commission into state’s pump prices needed

If you feel like you are being robbed every time you fill your tank, you are absolutely right. Tassies are being gouged at the bowser.  In early January, we were paying …
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NEWS RACQ reports relief at the pump
1 week ago

NEWS RACQ reports relief at the pump

Despite the price of unleaded petrol across regional Queensland rising in February, the Whitsundays and Mackay experienced a reprieve in the hip pocket.

According to RACQ’s monthly Fuel Price Report, …
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Townsville petrol prices cheaper than most of regional Queensland
2 weeks ago

Townsville petrol prices cheaper than most of regional Queensland

TOWNSVILLE has “bucked the trend” when it comes to fuel prices.

The city’s petrol prices for unleaded have fallen slightly to 129 cents per litre, the RACQ has revealed.

This …
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RACQ Fuel Price Report shows North Queensland petrol prices down in February
2 weeks ago

RACQ Fuel Price Report shows North Queensland petrol prices down in February

FAR North fuel prices are on the slide, with the latest report suggesting last month’s flooding in Townsville may have contributed to retailers’ generosity.

While the average price of unleaded …
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Renewable hydrogen could help solve Australia’s lack of fuel reserves
2 weeks ago

Renewable hydrogen could help solve Australia’s lack of fuel reserves

Australia has been willfully out of compliance with International Energy Agency treaty obligations as to fuel reserves for years.

Under the Agreement on an International Energy Programme (I.E.P.), each IEA country …
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Opposition leader Bill Shorten pledges to boost Australia’s fuel stocks if he wins next election
3 weeks ago

Opposition leader Bill Shorten pledges to boost Australia’s fuel stocks if he wins next election

Labor leader Bill Shorten would immediately move to safeguard Australia’s fuel security by boosting emergency stocks if he wins the next election.

The pledge comes amid warnings the nation is …
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Are you being ripped off? How some petrol stations are charging nearly 40 cents more a litre for fuel than places in the same suburb – and the one brand you should stay away from if you want to save money
4 weeks ago

Are you being ripped off? How some petrol stations are charging nearly 40 cents more a litre for fuel than places in the same suburb – and the one brand you should stay away from if you want to save money

Australian commuters have long moaned about the drastic difference in petrol prices from station to station, with many having a particular place they believe is cheapest. 

And new research has …
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Wilkie refers Tassie fuel prices to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as report shows petrol pain peaked in December
4 weeks ago

Wilkie refers Tassie fuel prices to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as report shows petrol pain peaked in December

HOBART motorists were slugged with the highest fuel prices for 10 months in December, forking out more at the bowser than anywhere else in Australia, according to a new report.


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Servos hike Nowra fuel costs, consumers do well compared to others in NSW
4 weeks ago

Servos hike Nowra fuel costs, consumers do well compared to others in NSW

Despite the recent price hike, Nowra consumers are getting a good deal on fuel according to the NRMA.

On Wednesday, motorists noticed the cost of unleaded fuel at some Nowra petrol stations had been …
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