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Petrol prices expected to rise sharply by end of the week

Now’s a good time to fill up your car with petrol prices set to rise sharply by the end of the week.

Prices in Sydney are expected to jump to almost …
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HEAVY VEHICLE FUEL EXCISE TO BE FROZEN FOR ANOTHER YEAR

A freeze to the heavy vehicle fuel excise will continue until at least the end of June next year, the Federal Government has announced.

Federal infrastructure minister Warren Truss says …
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Federal Government And Labor Agreed To Hike Petrol Excise Twice A Year
4 years ago

Federal Government And Labor Agreed To Hike Petrol Excise Twice A Year

In a deal between Federal Government and Labor party, it was decided on Tuesday that the tax on petrol would be revised twice a year. The next hike for this year …
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Bill Shorten’s backdown was just a matter of time and bad timing
4 years ago

Bill Shorten’s backdown was just a matter of time and bad timing

Labor appears to have become ­incapable of taking the right decision at the right time.

What’s more, its populist rhetoric only means that when it does take the right decision, …
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Labor petrol excise deal takes budget savings to $11b

The federal government has swooped on a Labor offer to reintroduce the twice-yearly increase of petrol excise, taking to almost $11 billion the budget savings negotiated over the past few weeks.

The …
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Labor backflip means petrol excise tax is here to stay
4 years ago

Labor backflip means petrol excise tax is here to stay

The Federal Government has struck a deal with the Labor party which will see the fuel excise increase twice a year in line with the rate of inflation.

The bi-annual …
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Petrol prices go boom

According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average Australian price of petrol fell by 1.2 cents per litre to 140.9 cents per litre in the week to June …
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AA backs petrol excise hike to fund rail

Australia’s premier motoring lobby has backed spending some revenue from petrol excise on public transport, arguing the latter is a vital ingredient in reducing road congestion.

With the Australian Greens …
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NSW braces for soaring fuel prices
4 years ago

NSW braces for soaring fuel prices

THE cost of petrol in New South Wales is about to take its biggest quarterly hike in 25 years after about seven months of lower prices.

The NRMA has warned …
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Greens mull petrol indexation deal with government
4 years ago

Greens mull petrol indexation deal with government

The government and the Greens are confident of crunching a deal to increase petrol excise by the spring, using the momentum generated by this week’s agreement to cut the age pension …
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