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Big chain servos like Coles and Seven-11 hike price of petrol
5 days 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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ACCC launches team to crackdown on price gouging, consumer rip offs amid coronavirus shutdowns
6 days 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
1 week 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
1 week 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 weeks 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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ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash
3 weeks 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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ACCC to look at EG Group’s Caltex bid
1 month ago

ACCC to look at EG Group’s Caltex bid

A takeover offer for Caltex by Britain’s EG Group will face a probe by the competition regulator if it proceeds after Britain’s billionaire Issa brothers joined a bidding war for …
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Rod Sims warns US giant over Puma fuel pricing
2 months ago

Rod Sims warns US giant over Puma fuel pricing

Competition tsar Rod Sims has fired a shot across the bow of US oil titan Chevron, saying he will closely watch its petrol pricing should it enter the Australian market.


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Qantas, BP to get green light for fuel and flight points tie-up
4 months ago

Qantas, BP to get green light for fuel and flight points tie-up

The tie up between Qantas and BP looks set to be approved by the competition watchdog, in a move that will see frequent flyer points earned on fuel purchases from …
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Motorists charged up to 40 cents more per litre for fuel in the same suburb
4 months ago

Motorists charged up to 40 cents more per litre for fuel in the same suburb

Blatant price-gouging has been blamed for motorists being slugged by as much as 40 cents per litre more at petrol stations within the same suburb.

And motorists are being urged …
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