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Anthony Lynham writes to ACCC over north west Queensland fuel prices
3 weeks ago

Anthony Lynham writes to ACCC over north west Queensland fuel prices

The Palaszczuk government is seeking an independent investigation into fuel prices in Mount Isa and Cloncurry.

Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham has written to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair …
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COVID19 Fuel price criticism is bizarre
3 months ago

COVID19 Fuel price criticism is bizarre

This week saw more public ‘hate mail’ against the fuel retail industry. The antagonism, sparked by ACCC comments last week has led to politicians of all colours lining up to …
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Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high
3 months ago

Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high

THE price of petrol in Tasmania remains unacceptably high despite a recent oil price slump, federal Labor members say.

Interstate motorists are now buying their petrol for less than $1 …
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ACCC media appears to incite aggression at servos
3 months ago

ACCC media appears to incite aggression at servos

You really have to wonder about the ACCC’s agenda at times. This week saw the release of a major report detailing the economics of the Australian fuel industry coupled with …
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ACCC calls on fuel companies to quickly pass on the benefits of falling crude oil prices to motorists
3 months ago

ACCC calls on fuel companies to quickly pass on the benefits of falling crude oil prices to motorists

Petrol retailers should not use the falling oil price to increase profits and should instead pass on the full benefit to struggling motorists, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) …
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ACCC bites the bullet on fuel security
3 months ago

ACCC bites the bullet on fuel security

LAST week the Australian Competition Consumer Commission relaxed competition regulations designed to stop price gouging at the bowser to ensure the oil and gas industry stayed afloat, as businesses battle …
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Feds, ACCC promise watch on fuel prices
3 months ago

Feds, ACCC promise watch on fuel prices

The Federal Government and ACCC say they’re watching regional fuel prices to ensure savings are being passed on at this time.

Deputy Prime Minister and our Member for Riverina Michael …
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Get petrol under $1.20, says ACCC chief Rod Sims
4 months ago

Get petrol under $1.20, says ACCC chief Rod Sims

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chair Rod Sims has warned petrol companies to cut their prices to well below $1.20 a litre, passing on lower world oil prices to …
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RAA says SA country petrol too expensive
4 months ago

RAA says SA country petrol too expensive

Petrol prices in regional South Australia are too high, prompting calls for recent cuts to wholesale prices to be passed on.

SA’s Royal Automobile Association says latest figures show wholesale …
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Big chain servos like Coles and Seven-11 hike price of petrol
4 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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