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Petrol pricing

Andrew Wilkie calls for action over ‘outrageous’ Tasmanian fuel prices
2 months ago

Andrew Wilkie calls for action over ‘outrageous’ Tasmanian fuel prices

A TASMANIAN MP is calling for action over the state’s “outrageous” fuel prices.

Clark independent MP Andrew Wilkie said the delay in the decrease of the cost of fuel at …
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Big chain servos like Coles and Seven-11 hike price of petrol
2 months ago

Big chain servos like Coles and Seven-11 hike price of petrol

The nation’s top competition cop has indicated a plan to regulate petrol prices to combat “outrageous profiteering” in “this time of crisis”.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims …
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RACV calls out price pain for diesel drivers
2 months ago

RACV calls out price pain for diesel drivers

As most Victorian motorists take advantage of lower petrol prices, RACV says diesel vehicle drivers are still being taken for a ride.

RACV Senior Vehicle Engineer Nicholas Platt said diesel …
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ACCC launches team to crackdown on price gouging, consumer rip offs amid coronavirus shutdowns
2 months ago

ACCC launches team to crackdown on price gouging, consumer rip offs amid coronavirus shutdowns

The competition watchdog has created a new team to look out for price gouging and consumer rip offs as the economy faces a flood of insolvencies and massive diminution in …
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Volatility, uncertainty and the effect on petrol prices
2 months ago

Volatility, uncertainty and the effect on petrol prices

National media over the past 24 hours has seen everyone from radio commentators like Alan Jones, the NRMA, the head of the ACCC, and even the Federal Energy Minister, allege …
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ACCC slams petrol retailers for price-gouging
2 months ago

ACCC slams petrol retailers for price-gouging

Competition watchdog head Rod Sims has slammed fuel retailers for price-gouging Australians at the pump while global oil prices are crashing, telling Australians to “shun” profiteering businesses.

Global oil prices …
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ACCC To Watch Petrol Prices As Oil Plummets
2 months ago

ACCC To Watch Petrol Prices As Oil Plummets

The ACCC will monitor Australian petrol prices as international oil prices plummet, to ensure that the decrease is passed on to consumers.

In the first two months of this year, …
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$1 petrol price nonsense
2 months ago

$1 petrol price nonsense

Recent days have seen declines in the global price of crude oil, with the most significant being a 30% drop in the price of crude oil in a single day. …
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Canberra to miss out on $1 a litre fuel as prices close to 20 cents a litre more than Sydney
3 months ago

Canberra to miss out on $1 a litre fuel as prices close to 20 cents a litre more than Sydney

Canberra’s petrol prices have fallen less than half a cent in the past week, despite major capital cities recording falls of between 5 and 20 cents.

It comes as fuel …
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ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash
3 months ago

ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash

THE head of Australia’s consumer watchdog says petrol prices in Tasmania should drop by around 25 cents a litre in the coming weeks.

The impact of the coronavirus crisis on …
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