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Canberra to miss out on $1 a litre fuel as prices close to 20 cents a litre more than Sydney
3 weeks ago

Canberra to miss out on $1 a litre fuel as prices close to 20 cents a litre more than Sydney

Canberra’s petrol prices have fallen less than half a cent in the past week, despite major capital cities recording falls of between 5 and 20 cents.

It comes as fuel …
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ACT wants to expand the app-based NSW FuelCheck system across the border
2 months ago

ACT wants to expand the app-based NSW FuelCheck system across the border

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has written to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian asking for a NSW scheme to be extended into the ACT as a key measures to prevent territory motorists …
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‘We’re watching you’: Barr vows more scrutiny on petrol outlets
8 months ago

‘We’re watching you’: Barr vows more scrutiny on petrol outlets

Chief Minister Andrew Barr is vowing to keep the spotlight on major petrol retailers, as a new report shows Canberra’s fuel prices have fallen closer into line with those in …
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Fuel subsidies for Canberra’s low-income families flagged as option to help tackle high petrol prices
10 months ago

Fuel subsidies for Canberra’s low-income families flagged as option to help tackle high petrol prices

Providing fuel subsidies for low-income families, quarantining prime real estate for service stations and reviewing rates charges for operators are being examined as possible ways to address Canberra’s high petrol …
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Canberra petrol price inquiry: service stations respond to gouging claims
11 months ago

Canberra petrol price inquiry: service stations respond to gouging claims

Fuel groups have rejected accusations of price gouging, following a damning report from the ACT’s competition watchdog that revealed Canberra’s servos were making nearly twice the net profit of their regional …
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Canberra petrol stations made double the profit of their counterparts across Australia last year
11 months ago

Canberra petrol stations made double the profit of their counterparts across Australia last year

If you suspected that petrol stations in Canberra are ripping you off — you are right.

The numbers have been laid out black and white in a report into fuel …
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Australia’s first public hydrogen refueling station confirmed
11 months ago

Australia’s first public hydrogen refueling station confirmed

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has announced Australia’s first public hydrogen filling station will open in December 2019.

Implemented to support the ACT government’s 20-strong fleet of Hyundai NEXO hydrogen fuel-cell …
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Weak competition fuels high retail margins in Canberra servos
11 months ago

Weak competition fuels high retail margins in Canberra servos

Chief Minister Andrew Barr is threatening to intervene in the price of petrol, after the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission found Canberra’s servos are making nearly double the profit of …
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ACT government rules out fuel price monitoring
11 months ago

ACT government rules out fuel price monitoring

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has ruled out his government implementing a public fuel price monitoring scheme or 24-hour lock-in prices in the ACT.

In a letter to a Legislative Assembly …
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Canberra fuel prices: The personal cost of paying more
12 months ago

Canberra fuel prices: The personal cost of paying more

The impact of high fuel prices has been laid bare in responses to an ACT parliamentary committee survey, with residents revealing they have lost their jobs and been left unable to afford …
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