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Petrol pricing

Regional petrol price drops too slow: competition watchdog
5 years ago

Regional petrol price drops too slow: competition watchdog

The competition watchdog says big drops in regional petrol prices, including the Hunter Valley, are long overdue.

In the three months to March, petrol prices fell nearly 14 per …
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Petrol price gap between city and country closes: ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has found the gap between regional and city petrol prices has shrunk drastically.

The regulator today released its second quarterly report into …
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Look forward for savings on diesel

A new initiative is under way for cotton growers looking to take control of their long-term input costs, with fuel coming under the spotlight.

Forward pricing could help growers budget their …
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Canberra the second most expensive city for petrol despite price drop

Canberrans have enjoyed one of the biggest drops in petrol prices in the country, but a new Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report finds they are still paying more than …
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ACCC releases March quarter 2015 petrol report

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released the second quarterly report on the Australian petroleum industry.  The report examines prices to March 2015.

Following large falls in international crude …
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NRMA says councils are unable to foot the $580m bill to fix western NSW roads

The NRMA says there’s a $580 million backlog of repairs needed for roads in western New South Wales.

The company’s latest ‘Funding Local Roads’ report, released yesterday, showed a …
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NRMA call for larger slice of fuel excise pie for local roads
5 years ago

NRMA call for larger slice of fuel excise pie for local roads

COUNCILS on the NSW North and Mid-North coast are burdened with the state’s biggest road repair and upgrade backlog, according to a report by the National Roads and Motorist’s Association …
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Hockey to seek Greens rethink on fuel tax
5 years ago

Hockey to seek Greens rethink on fuel tax

Treasurer Joe Hockey hopes a change in the leadership of the Australian Greens will allow the government to retain indexation of the fuel excise.

Greens leader Christine Milne on Wednesday …
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New Greens leader Richard di Natale flags petrol policy shift
5 years ago

New Greens leader Richard di Natale flags petrol policy shift

New Greens leader Richard di Natale has given the government cause for optimism on the eve of its second budget by opening the door to supporting the indexation of petrol excise.

He has given …
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Replace petrol taxes with pay-as-you-go road charging, experts say

The rise of fuel efficient cars will force governments to look for alternatives to petrol taxes, a roads conference heard on Monday, with advocates arguing instead for motorists to be …
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