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ACT government rules out fuel price monitoring
3 weeks 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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State Government dumps RAA plan for online real-time fuel pricing tool
2 months ago

State Government dumps RAA plan for online real-time fuel pricing tool

The State Government has abandoned plans to collaborate with the RAA to develop an online real-time fuel pricing resource.

RAA Senior Manager Future Mobility Mark Borlace has described the move …
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Where motorists can snap up cost-price petrol in Adelaide
3 months ago

Where motorists can snap up cost-price petrol in Adelaide

Motorists will snap up the best petrol bargains in the next few days as prices hit the bottom of the cycle.

The Adelaide daily average price for unleaded petrol hit …
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Motormouth reveals its top 20 petrol stations for cheap fuel
3 months ago

Motormouth reveals its top 20 petrol stations for cheap fuel

The nation’s unofficial price watchdog Motormouth — which operates an app showing motorists where cheap fuel is in their local area — studied what happened during all nine price spiking …
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‘Gouged at the pump’: ACT government inquiry to probe high fuel prices
3 months 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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Back-to-school petrol pain as prices jump 20 per cent from holiday lows
4 months ago

Back-to-school petrol pain as prices jump 20 per cent from holiday lows

It’s back to school for motorists.

After a holiday reprieve, petrol prices have leapt up to 20 per cent in the past week off the back of a spike …
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Govt encourages drivers to use independent sites for petrol price info
5 months ago

Govt encourages drivers to use independent sites for petrol price info

The ACT government is resisting calls to introduce a scheme that provides regular information on the movement of petrol prices, instead encouraging motorists to use independent websites that track prices.


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Christmas comes early for motorists as global oil crash wipes out 2018’s petrol price increases
5 months ago

Christmas comes early for motorists as global oil crash wipes out 2018’s petrol price increases

Petrol prices are coming down, down for Christmas.

Just two months ago motorists around the country were plotting nationwide fuel boycotts to protest record high prices, but a sudden crash in …
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Benefits of government fuel price reporting schemes appear marginal
2 years ago

Benefits of government fuel price reporting schemes appear marginal

The Northern Territory Government recently passed legislation that will shortly see the establishment of a fuel price reporting scheme developed along similar lines to the NSW Fuel Check Initiative.

To …
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More use cheap petrol apps, websites
2 years ago

More use cheap petrol apps, websites

More motorists have turned to fuel price comparison apps and websites to seek out the cheapest fuel, as petrol prices hit a 18-month high in the December quarter, new data …
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