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Fuel volumes & prices – the year that was FY21
2 days ago

Fuel volumes & prices – the year that was FY21

By  •  ACAPMA

The ACCC released the latest in its series of quarterly petrol price monitoring reports on 14 September 2021. Unlike the select use of pricing data by media opportunists like the …
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Fuel prices lowest in 22 years
5 days ago

Fuel prices lowest in 22 years

By  •  ACAPMA

ACCC monitoring report shows average retail petrol prices in 2020-2021 were the lowest in 22 years when adjusted for inflation.  This historic low occurred across Australia’s 5 largest cities, which …
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ACCC approves Virgin, 7-Eleven ‘points for petrol’ deal
4 months ago

ACCC approves Virgin, 7-Eleven ‘points for petrol’ deal

irgin Australia looks set to launch its points-earning alliance with 7-Eleven following interim authorisation for the partnership being granted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

The ACCC’s temporary seal …
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ACCC latest petrol monitoring reports highlights prices ended bumpy year slightly lower as demand rebounded
7 months ago

ACCC latest petrol monitoring reports highlights prices ended bumpy year slightly lower as demand rebounded

The ACCC has released its latest petrol monitoring report and have highlighted that petrol prices in Australia’s five largest cities stabilised at the end of 2020 after an unpredictable year …
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Weak competition fuels high retail margins in Canberra servos
2 years 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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GC drivers benefit from more fuel competition
2 years ago

GC drivers benefit from more fuel competition

Gold Coast drivers have benefitted from more competitive fuel prices, as new RACQ analysis revealed the region’s service stations priced unleaded petrol (ULP) lower and discounted it at a faster …
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Competition in Australia petrol station market
2 years ago

Competition in Australia petrol station market

According to ACCC, supermarket-based petrol station chain lose market share while retail wholesaler and independent petrol station earn market share.

According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), supermarket-based …
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Hewson’s view: Time to end the oil cartel
3 years ago

Hewson’s view: Time to end the oil cartel

You know when you are being ripped off.

This week I filled up my car with standard unleaded at a local servo in the Southern Highlands on two consecutive days, with the …
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How Amazon could threaten Caltex Australia Ltd and Woolworths Group Ltd
3 years ago

How Amazon could threaten Caltex Australia Ltd and Woolworths Group Ltd

The arrival of Amazon.com first posed a threat to the likes of JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) and Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) before speculation emerged that it would next target supermarkets.

Now the US-listed …
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Petrol prices: Do Queensland motorists care more about convenience?
4 years ago

Petrol prices: Do Queensland motorists care more about convenience?

Brisbane is the country’s most expensive capital city for petrol, but a service station lobby group claims Queensland motorists care more about convenience.

As the debate about fuel prices rages, the state …
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