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Robbie Katter calls for action on fuel price ‘roadside robbery’
4 weeks ago

Robbie Katter calls for action on fuel price ‘roadside robbery’

Katter’s Australian Party Leader and Member for Traeger Robbie Katter wants an end to ‘obscene” discrepancies between fuel prices on the coast and in the country.

After months of outrage …
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NRMA says there is no justification for 30c/L petrol price increase

Price of oil falling? Country in a recession? No worries, let’s unfairly jack-up the price of petrol in Sydney.

That seems to be the business model of some unscrupulous petrol …
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“Give your business to one of the many others” RACQ slams price-gouging servo

Queensland motorists are being urged to choose wisely with where they decide to fill up the tank.

Bowser prices in the south east are averaging around the dollar mark at …
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Real time fuel price monitoring scheme concerning for ‘lack of consultation’, says Wayne Bould
1 month ago

Real time fuel price monitoring scheme concerning for ‘lack of consultation’, says Wayne Bould

An app that monitors fuel prices at service stations would have little impact on the market, says Caltas managing director Wayne Bould – but that’s not his biggest concern with …
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Tasmanian Government to introduce mandatory fuel price reporting scheme

There is no evidence mandatory fuel price reporting translates into price drops at the bowser, a national petrol peak body claims.

The state government on Tuesday announced it would follow …
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NT Chief Minister threatens ‘extreme measures’ against fuel companies to enforce lower petrol prices
2 months ago

NT Chief Minister threatens ‘extreme measures’ against fuel companies to enforce lower petrol prices

The Chief Minister says he will take “extreme measures” to reduce fuel costs in the NT after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [ACCC] confirmed Territorians were paying more than …
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COVID19 Fuel price criticism is bizarre
2 months ago

COVID19 Fuel price criticism is bizarre

This week saw more public ‘hate mail’ against the fuel retail industry. The antagonism, sparked by ACCC comments last week has led to politicians of all colours lining up to …
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Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high
2 months ago

Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high

THE price of petrol in Tasmania remains unacceptably high despite a recent oil price slump, federal Labor members say.

Interstate motorists are now buying their petrol for less than $1 …
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Big chain servos like Coles and Seven-11 hike price of petrol
3 months 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
4 months 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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