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National fuel strike: Petrol price pain prompts fed-up motorist to call for fuel boycott
5 months ago

National fuel strike: Petrol price pain prompts fed-up motorist to call for fuel boycott

A motorist fed up with high petrol prices is calling on drivers across Australia to boycott service stations for one day in a bid to address the cost of …
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Are Australia’s Motoring Associations truly objective on fuel prices?
5 months ago

Are Australia’s Motoring Associations truly objective on fuel prices?

By  •  Information

This week, the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) announced that its’ exclusive deal with PUMA (or at least exclusive until just recently) had delivered an estimated $5.19M in savings …
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ACCC calls for tougher penalties for dodgy franchisors, but advocates say it needs to “man up” on improving disclosure
5 months ago

ACCC calls for tougher penalties for dodgy franchisors, but advocates say it needs to “man up” on improving disclosure

ACCC deputy chair Mick Keogh has given voice to the competition watchdog’s calls for tougher penalties for dodgy franchisors ahead of the deadline for a Senate inquiry report into unscrupulous …
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ACCC declares petrol prices at ‘low end’ of cycle, warns Geelong drivers to fill up as price spike looms
5 months ago

ACCC declares petrol prices at ‘low end’ of cycle, warns Geelong drivers to fill up as price spike looms

MORE petrol pain is on the horizon for Geelong motorists, with drivers urged to fill up now.

A spike in crude oil prices and a diving Australian dollar look set …
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PM threatens to take action over high petrol prices
6 months ago

PM threatens to take action over high petrol prices

By  •  Petrol pricing

The federal government has threatened to take action if motorists are being ripped off by fuel companies, as the consumer watchdog believes.

The federal government will take action if …
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Disingenuous commentary fuels national price hysteria
6 months ago

Disingenuous commentary fuels national price hysteria

By  •  Feature

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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Petrol prices nudge up as oil prices jump
6 months ago

Petrol prices nudge up as oil prices jump

Anyone who drives realises that petrol has become more expensive this year — a lot more expensive.

Figures from the Australian Institute of Petroleum, released by CommSec, show that average …
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Why national fuel strike won’t change petrol prices
6 months ago

Why national fuel strike won’t change petrol prices

MORE than 100,000 Aussies, fed up with paying through the nose for petrol, are planning to boycott service stations next month but experts say the nationwide strike won’t work.

Almost …
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ACCC Opening Statement – Parliamentary Inquiry into the Franchising Code of Conduct
6 months ago

ACCC Opening Statement – Parliamentary Inquiry into the Franchising Code of Conduct

ACCC Deputy Chair, Mick Keogh, told the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services Inquiry into the Franchising Code of Conduct:

The ACCC welcomes the opportunity to appear before …
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ACCC probes Coles’ flybuys offer of 24c a litre off petrol
6 months ago

ACCC probes Coles’ flybuys offer of 24c a litre off petrol

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is investigating whether grocery giant Coles contravened an agreement on fuel discounts by offering its flybuys customers 10c to 24c a litre off petrol.


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