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Petrol pricing

Petrol gouging inquiry is overdue
2 weeks ago

Petrol gouging inquiry is overdue

The Barr government’s decision to commission a Legislative Assembly inquiry into why Canberrans pay more for petrol than people across the country is welcome and overdue.

Its real value is …
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Coles the culprit in country’s highest petrol prices: ACCC chief
2 weeks ago

Coles the culprit in country’s highest petrol prices: ACCC chief

Canberra has a disproportionate number of outlets selling the most expensive petrol in Australia, driving prices up in the capital.

But Coles – the outlet responsible – is not breaking …
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Motormouth reveals its top 20 petrol stations for cheap fuel
2 weeks ago

Motormouth reveals its top 20 petrol stations for cheap fuel

The nation’s unofficial price watchdog Motormouth — which operates an app showing motorists where cheap fuel is in their local area — studied what happened during all nine price spiking …
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‘Gouged at the pump’: ACT government inquiry to probe high fuel prices
2 weeks ago

‘Gouged at the pump’: ACT government inquiry to probe high fuel prices

The ACT government will commission a Legislative Assembly inquiry into why drivers are consistently charged more for fuel in Canberra.

Revealing moves to establish a select committee, Chief Minister Andrew Barr …
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Bega petrol prices again state’s most expensive
3 weeks ago

Bega petrol prices again state’s most expensive

Bega has once again topped the most expensive petrol in regional NSW list – an unwelcome honour the town has had on many occasions.

In the latest report from NRMA Bowser Busters, …
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PETROL PRICES FALL FOR SOME CAPITAL CITIES
4 weeks ago

PETROL PRICES FALL FOR SOME CAPITAL CITIES

According to data from the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average price of unleaded petrol rose by 5.7 cents last week to six-week highs of 131.8 cents a litre.   Falling …
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Back-to-school petrol pain as prices jump 20 per cent from holiday lows
4 weeks ago

Back-to-school petrol pain as prices jump 20 per cent from holiday lows

It’s back to school for motorists.

After a holiday reprieve, petrol prices have leapt up to 20 per cent in the past week off the back of a spike …
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Cheap fuel is being stored at home to beat the bowser price gouge
1 month ago

Cheap fuel is being stored at home to beat the bowser price gouge

Motorists are going to the dangerous measure of storing cheap fuel at home to help reduce bowser bill shock when prices rise.

A survey of …
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Perth motorists warned of fuel price deception from petrol stations
1 month ago

Perth motorists warned of fuel price deception from petrol stations

Petrol stations are trying to hoodwink motorists and cheat the Government’s FuelWatch service, which aims to help drivers fill up their tanks for as little as possible.

FuelWatch …
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Petrol prices an outrage and Canberrans deserve better
1 month ago

Petrol prices an outrage and Canberrans deserve better

Canberra’s fuel prices are an outrage and the ACT government needs to put in place measures to stop this highway robbery.

Drivers in other states have real-time petrol price monitoring …
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