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Blame lack of controls and competition for high fuel prices in the Pilbara, says ACCC
1 week ago

Blame lack of controls and competition for high fuel prices in the Pilbara, says ACCC

Experts say petrol retailers have been slow to pass on savings to customers in the Pilbara.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its latest petrol monitoring report.


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Pandemic drove Australian petrol prices to record low
1 week ago

Pandemic drove Australian petrol prices to record low

Petrol prices sank to their lowest levels on record across Australia’s five largest cities in April as travel restrictions and global oversupply triggered a stunning crash in the cost of …
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April petrol prices plummeted to record lows
1 week ago

April petrol prices plummeted to record lows

A global crude oil surplus and COVID-19 restrictions on travel and economic activity led to the lowest monthly average petrol prices on record during April 2020 in Australia’s five largest …
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Qantas Frequent Flyer snares BP from Virgin
11 months ago

Qantas Frequent Flyer snares BP from Virgin

Ahead of a highly anticipated float of Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer division, rival Qantas Airways has poached one of the division’s largest partners, BP Australia.

From early next year, shopping …
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Business opportunities in the Share Economy?
11 months ago

Business opportunities in the Share Economy?

By  •  ACAPMA, Competition

If you have been operating in the fuel industry in recent years, chances are that you would have received numerous ‘lectures’ about the challenges of technological disruption (e.g. electric vehicles) …
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Canberra petrol price inquiry: service stations respond to gouging claims
1 year ago

Canberra petrol price inquiry: service stations respond to gouging claims

Fuel groups have rejected accusations of price gouging, following a damning report from the ACT’s competition watchdog that revealed Canberra’s servos were making nearly twice the net profit of their regional …
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ACCC reviews Viva’s grip on fuel as expansion continues
1 year ago

ACCC reviews Viva’s grip on fuel as expansion continues

The competition watchdog has launched a probe into Viva Energy’s move to extend its reach into regional fuel wholesaling, querying whether its $42 million buyout of Liberty Oil could push …
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Costco fuel coming sooner than you think
1 year ago

Costco fuel coming sooner than you think

MOTORISTS could be filling up their tanks with cheaper fuel at Costco before the warehouse opens on May 2.

Costco Ipswich warehouse manager Nick Weller said they were waiting on …
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Competition in Australia petrol station market
1 year ago

Competition in Australia petrol station market

According to ACCC, supermarket-based petrol station chain lose market share while retail wholesaler and independent petrol station earn market share.

According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), supermarket-based …
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ACCC Cross Appointment To The New Zealand Commerce Commission
2 years ago

ACCC Cross Appointment To The New Zealand Commerce Commission

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison and New Zealand Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi have welcomed the cross-appointment of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Commissioner Roger Featherston to the …
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