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Servos – Last to close and first to open during disasters
4 months ago

Servos – Last to close and first to open during disasters

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Last weekend, the highway into the township of Taree on the NSW mid North Coast was cut-off due to fires burning to the north of the town (near John’s River),to …
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Fairness in Franchising (and Oil Code)
1 year ago

Fairness in Franchising (and Oil Code)

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On 22 March 2018, the Australian Senate established a Joint Parliamentary Inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct – with the report to be provided …
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Retail fuel demand in Australia (5 year trends)
1 year ago

Retail fuel demand in Australia (5 year trends)

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ACAPMA estimates that the End-Stream segment of the Australia fuel industry (i.e. fuel wholesale and fuel retail businesses) operates from assets valued at more than $28B and employs more than …
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The true merits of real-time fuel price laws
1 year ago

The true merits of real-time fuel price laws

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This week saw the leader of the Liberal opposition in the Australian Capital Territory call for the introduction of new fuel price reporting laws, boldly stating that such laws would …
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Fuel prices, protests & public policy
1 year ago

Fuel prices, protests & public policy

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Friday the 26th of October and Saturday the 27th of October 2018 marked the conduct of a two-day national boycott of service stations across Australia, as widely promoted on social …
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Disingenuous commentary fuels national price hysteria
2 years ago

Disingenuous commentary fuels national price hysteria

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Debate about petrol prices in Australia is a long held national pastime. And let’s face it, the theatrics of the debate have often been entertaining if not more than a …
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Market moves – BP, Woolworths, VIVA/SHELL and Caltex
2 years ago

Market moves – BP, Woolworths, VIVA/SHELL and Caltex

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It is a fascinating time to be working in the retail fuel industry in Australia!

A steep escalation in the capital value of retail fuel sites across Australia, coupled with …
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CYBER: Understanding the threat and defending your enterprise
2 years ago

CYBER: Understanding the threat and defending your enterprise

How cyber criminals are targeting your business

Cyber criminals have an armoury of tools at their disposal: ransomware, credential phishing, banking malware, business email compromise, known vulnerability exploitation, watering hole …
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Operational concerns with VR2 laws in NSW
3 years ago

Operational concerns with VR2 laws in NSW

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Many readers will be aware that, following consultation with industry earlier this year, ACAPMA identified the need for development of new Best Practice Guidelines for fuel retailers in four key …
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Return of the corner store – a quiet revolution?
3 years ago

Return of the corner store – a quiet revolution?

For those of us that are old enough to remember, the iconic Australian Corner Store once dominated the residential landscape of Australia’s towns and cities.

These were places where local …
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