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Big chain servos like Coles and Seven-11 hike price of petrol
1 week ago

Big chain servos like Coles and Seven-11 hike price of petrol

The nation’s top competition cop has indicated a plan to regulate petrol prices to combat “outrageous profiteering” in “this time of crisis”.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims …
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ACCC launches team to crackdown on price gouging, consumer rip offs amid coronavirus shutdowns
1 week ago

ACCC launches team to crackdown on price gouging, consumer rip offs amid coronavirus shutdowns

The competition watchdog has created a new team to look out for price gouging and consumer rip offs as the economy faces a flood of insolvencies and massive diminution in …
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US retail giant Costco keeping mum on WA invitation to join fuel watchdog
4 weeks ago

US retail giant Costco keeping mum on WA invitation to join fuel watchdog

American discount giant Costco is staying quiet on an invitation to bring its new Perth Airport fuel station under the fuel watchdog’s gaze.

Legislation is currently before the WA parliament …
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Cleveland resident Brian McDonald calls for action as Redlands tops greater Brisbane for expensive petrol
1 month ago

Cleveland resident Brian McDonald calls for action as Redlands tops greater Brisbane for expensive petrol

A CLEVELAND man says motorists are being taken for a ride by fuel retailers who are charging about 45 cents more per litre for petrol in the Redlands than they …
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Motorists face pain despite calm in Iran
2 months ago

Motorists face pain despite calm in Iran

Australian motorists have avoided the massive fuel hikes being predicted out of the current US-Iran conflict but there are still warnings that they might have to get used to high …
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Fuel costs drain more than $19,000 from motorists in a decade
3 months ago

Fuel costs drain more than $19,000 from motorists in a decade

Petrol costs have drained almost $20,000 from the pockets of the average Victorian motorist over a decade, according to analysis.

The price to fill our tanks is equivalent to buying a …
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I’ll be home for Christmas after all: Petrol prices coming down
3 months ago

I’ll be home for Christmas after all: Petrol prices coming down

Drivers on the east coast will receive an early Christmas gift this year as fuel prices ease in the run up to silly season.

Unleaded fuel prices in Brisbane, Sydney …
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RACQ calls for servo boycott as record fuel prices hit before Christmas holidays
4 months ago

RACQ calls for servo boycott as record fuel prices hit before Christmas holidays

RECORD high fuel prices are set to inflict more pain on cash-strapped families at the pump, right before the Christmas holidays.

The average fuel price in Brisbane has surged to …
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RACT petition calls on state government to implement real-time fuel price monitoring
4 months ago

RACT petition calls on state government to implement real-time fuel price monitoring

A petition launched by RACT has called on the state government to introduce real-time fuel price monitoring in a bid to lower petrol prices across Tasmania.

RACT executive manager, membership and community …
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Bowser bandits cop the brunt of 50c/L fuel increase ire
5 months ago

Bowser bandits cop the brunt of 50c/L fuel increase ire

Frustrated fuel consumers and welfare groups are demanding action on the petrol price cycle after retailers spiked the cost of unleaded by up to 50c/L this week.

Led by a …
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