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Petrol pricing

NT Chief Minister threatens ‘extreme measures’ against fuel companies to enforce lower petrol prices
2 months ago

NT Chief Minister threatens ‘extreme measures’ against fuel companies to enforce lower petrol prices

The Chief Minister says he will take “extreme measures” to reduce fuel costs in the NT after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [ACCC] confirmed Territorians were paying more than …
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Fuel prices petition goes to parliament
2 months ago

Fuel prices petition goes to parliament

A petition requesting a Parliamentary Inquiry into fuel prices in regional Victoria, specifically Yarrawonga, will be tabled at the Victorian Government’s June 12 parliament sitting.

Yarrawonga fuel stations have been …
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Service station owners say they are NOT price-gouging on petrol despite making record profits – as the state with cheapest fuel is revealed
2 months ago

Service station owners say they are NOT price-gouging on petrol despite making record profits – as the state with cheapest fuel is revealed

Servo owners have insisted they are not price-gouging despite making record profits on fuel.

Petrol prices in Australia have slumped since the COVID-19 pandemic began with the average cost of unleaded fuel …
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Fuel prices vary dramatically, but it’s not price gouging say service station owners
2 months ago

Fuel prices vary dramatically, but it’s not price gouging say service station owners

Petrol has not been this cheap since 2004, but many motorists watching the global price of oil plunge feel like it should be lower still.

Figures from the Australian Institute …
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Petrol price fight could drive small Canberra independents out of business
2 months ago

Petrol price fight could drive small Canberra independents out of business

Pressure from ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr to force petrol prices below $1 a litre could send Canberra’s independent service station owners with locked-in fuel contracts out of business.

Mr …
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COVID19 Fuel price criticism is bizarre
2 months ago

COVID19 Fuel price criticism is bizarre

This week saw more public ‘hate mail’ against the fuel retail industry. The antagonism, sparked by ACCC comments last week has led to politicians of all colours lining up to …
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Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high
2 months ago

Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high

THE price of petrol in Tasmania remains unacceptably high despite a recent oil price slump, federal Labor members say.

Interstate motorists are now buying their petrol for less than $1 …
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Fuel prices remain stubbornly high, NT wants to find out why
2 months ago

Fuel prices remain stubbornly high, NT wants to find out why

The NT Parliament will inquire into stubbornly high fuel prices across the Territory.

According to the Government’s own petrol price website MyFuelNT, unleaded fuel prices across Katherine are in a range …
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Will petrol be free soon, or could motorists even be paid to fill up?
2 months ago

Will petrol be free soon, or could motorists even be paid to fill up?

With the price of oil recently falling into negative territory – meaning the companies selling it were paying buyers to take it off their hands – does that mean we …
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Fuel retailers hit back at government’s price warning
2 months ago

Fuel retailers hit back at government’s price warning

If retail petrol prices across Canberra don’t fall to under $1 a litre by the end of the week, the ACT government will use its powers under the Fair Trading …
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