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COVID-19

ACAPMA COVIDSafe Plan and Free COVID Awareness Training Released
2 months ago

ACAPMA COVIDSafe Plan and Free COVID Awareness Training Released

Last week ACAPMA launched the Fuel Industry Specific COVIDSafe Plan template and guide.  This week the ACAPMA online COVID Awareness Training for wholesale and retail fuel staff completes the circle.  …
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HR Highlight:  Casual Controversy…beyond the headlines
2 months ago

HR Highlight: Casual Controversy…beyond the headlines

There has been yet another ruling on casual employees being deemed by the court to be permanent employees, and to add to the sense of déjà vu, this second case …
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Service station owners say they are NOT price-gouging on petrol despite making record profits – as the state with cheapest fuel is revealed
2 months ago

Service station owners say they are NOT price-gouging on petrol despite making record profits – as the state with cheapest fuel is revealed

Servo owners have insisted they are not price-gouging despite making record profits on fuel.

Petrol prices in Australia have slumped since the COVID-19 pandemic began with the average cost of unleaded fuel …
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Viva Energy in partial refinery shutdown
3 months ago

Viva Energy in partial refinery shutdown

Viva Energy will partly shut down its refinery in Geelong in the latest move among the country’s fuels suppliers to ease a surplus of petrol caused by the drastic reduction …
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ACCC media appears to incite aggression at servos
3 months ago

ACCC media appears to incite aggression at servos

You really have to wonder about the ACCC’s agenda at times. This week saw the release of a major report detailing the economics of the Australian fuel industry coupled with …
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Almost three dozen oil tankers surround California with nowhere to go
3 months ago

Almost three dozen oil tankers surround California with nowhere to go

Oil tankers carrying enough crude to satisfy 20 per cent of the world’s daily consumption are gathered off California’s coast with nowhere to go as fuel demand collapses.

Almost three …
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ACCC calls on fuel companies to quickly pass on the benefits of falling crude oil prices to motorists
3 months ago

ACCC calls on fuel companies to quickly pass on the benefits of falling crude oil prices to motorists

Petrol retailers should not use the falling oil price to increase profits and should instead pass on the full benefit to struggling motorists, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) …
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COVID-19: Changing Consumer Behaviour
3 months ago

COVID-19: Changing Consumer Behaviour

COVID-19 has without a doubt changed business as usual. It’s spread has forced every industry to rethink its business models, product offerings, and even how to transact with its customers. …
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States confirm Roadhouse open for dine in for Heavy Vehicle Drivers
3 months ago

States confirm Roadhouse open for dine in for Heavy Vehicle Drivers

By  •  ACAPMA, COVID-19

Updated 14/4/2020

It has been an epic journey to get to this point, but finally there is clarity.  All roadhouses are able to open for dine in for Heavy Vehicle …
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Aggression is Not On – Managing customer aggression onsite
3 months ago

Aggression is Not On – Managing customer aggression onsite

Keep calm, keep your distance and keep smiling.  This is the advice to the nation in the face of COVID-19, and Australians have a lot to be proud of in …
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