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This figure shows how crazily big fuel price increases have been, as motorists ditch their cars
6 months ago

This figure shows how crazily big fuel price increases have been, as motorists ditch their cars

REGARDLESS of where you live, petrol price hikes are having a significant impact on household budgets at the moment.

In almost all capital cities, the cost of unleaded fuel …
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Calls for servos to publish fuel prices
6 months ago

Calls for servos to publish fuel prices

A leading motoring group says all Australian service stations should be forced to publish their current fuel prices so consumers can find the best deals.

Australian service stations should …
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PM ‘wants answers’ over rising fuel prices
6 months ago

PM ‘wants answers’ over rising fuel prices

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has put the competition watchdog on notice over rising fuel prices.

The cost of petrol has been rising across the nation, with prices in …
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National fuel strike: Petrol price pain prompts fed-up motorist to call for fuel boycott
6 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?
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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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