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COVID19 Fuel price criticism is bizarre
2 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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Fuel retailers hit back at government’s price warning
2 months ago

Fuel retailers hit back at government’s price warning

If retail petrol prices across Canberra don’t fall to under $1 a litre by the end of the week, the ACT government will use its powers under the Fair Trading …
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Caltex receives ‘unsolicited’ $8.6 billion takeover offer from Canadian convenience chain
7 months ago

Caltex receives ‘unsolicited’ $8.6 billion takeover offer from Canadian convenience chain

Caltex Australia has confirmed that it received a $8.6 billion takeover offer from Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to acquire all shares in the company.

The fuel and …
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Man allegedly doused with diesel fuel at Casey service station
8 months ago

Man allegedly doused with diesel fuel at Casey service station

A man accused of several offences including the deliberate dousing of another man with diesel fuel has been remanded in custody.

Benjamin Petterson, 35, appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court …
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Planning rules could be contributing to high petrol prices
1 year ago

Planning rules could be contributing to high petrol prices

The government should explore whether the ACT’s planning laws are favouring major petrol outlets and contributing to higher prices in the ACT, a Legislative Assembly inquiry has heard.

A Legislative Assembly committee …
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Political noise persists on petrol prices
1 year ago

Political noise persists on petrol prices

By  •  Information, ACAPMA

On Tuesday 19 February 2019, the ACCC released its regular quarterly analysis of average petrol prices in Australia.

The report, discussing fuel prices during the financial quarter ending 31 December …
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Barr threatens fuel price intervention ahead of inquiry
1 year ago

Barr threatens fuel price intervention ahead of inquiry

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has threatened an unprecedented intervention in the price of fuel in the ACT, as a new inquiry looks to haul in retailers to explain the huge …
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‘Gouged at the pump’: ACT government inquiry to probe high fuel prices
1 year ago

‘Gouged at the pump’: ACT government inquiry to probe high fuel prices

The ACT government will commission a Legislative Assembly inquiry into why drivers are consistently charged more for fuel in Canberra.

Revealing moves to establish a select committee, Chief Minister Andrew Barr …
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New call for price monitoring as Canberra’s petrol pump pain continues
2 years ago

New call for price monitoring as Canberra’s petrol pump pain continues

Canberrans’ pain at the petrol pump has continued over the holiday period, with ACT drivers being slugged more for unleaded fuel than those in any other capital city on the …
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ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045
2 years ago

ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045

The Australian Capital Territory has accelerated its zero emissions target, even as the federal government that gathers within its boundaries of the nation’s capital seems intent on putting a go-slow …
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