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Petrol pricing

Location, location, location: Canberra’s site part of petrol problem
2 months ago

Location, location, location: Canberra’s site part of petrol problem

Canberra’s inland setting means its residents are missing out on more than the benefits of living by the beach, according to fuel suppliers and retailers who have laid some of …
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State Government dumps RAA plan for online real-time fuel pricing tool
2 months ago

State Government dumps RAA plan for online real-time fuel pricing tool

The State Government has abandoned plans to collaborate with the RAA to develop an online real-time fuel pricing resource.

RAA Senior Manager Future Mobility Mark Borlace has described the move …
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Planning rules could be contributing to high petrol prices
2 months ago

Planning rules could be contributing to high petrol prices

The government should explore whether the ACT’s planning laws are favouring major petrol outlets and contributing to higher prices in the ACT, a Legislative Assembly inquiry has heard.

A Legislative Assembly committee …
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Another hit for Aussies as petrol prices jump to 4-month highs
2 months ago

Another hit for Aussies as petrol prices jump to 4-month highs

Australian petrol prices have spiked to the highest level in four months, providing an unwelcome headwind to already stretched household finances.

According to Commsec, citing data from Australian Institute of …
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Petrol prices higher because Canberrans won’t shop around: servo group
2 months 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
2 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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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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
3 months 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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