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Promise to end petrol gouging based on myths
1 year ago

Promise to end petrol gouging based on myths

Treasurer Scott Morrison is unlikely to come good on his promise to stamp out Christmas petrol price gouging because it is not illegal and there is no evidence it even happens, experts have …
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Opposition Leader Gary Higgins says MyFuel website $250,000 failure
1 year ago

Opposition Leader Gary Higgins says MyFuel website $250,000 failure

THE Gunner Government’s MyFuel website has been a $250,000 disaster, Opposition leader Gary Higgins said yesterday.

Mr Higgins called on the Government to explain why Darwin was still the most …
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How to save money when petrol prices spike this Christmas

Petrol prices are predicted to hit $1.30 a litre over the Christmas holiday season due to a global oil price surge, according to economists.

NAB analysts have forecast that petrol …
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Opinion: Petrol retailers price cycles and price gouging must end
2 years ago

Opinion: Petrol retailers price cycles and price gouging must end

SCREWED again, dammit!

Last month I wrote about how we’re all being royally gouged by petrol retailers, seemingly uniformly across groupings of suburbs, engaging in 30¢-plus price cycles lasting up …
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THE COMPETITION COUNCIL WILL CARRY OUT THE FUELS’ PRICE COMPARATOR

The Competition Council will carry out a comparator of prices for fuels, an instrument similar to the one successfully launched for food products a year ago.

The government has approved …
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Halftime whistle in NZ petrol pricing probe
2 years ago

Halftime whistle in NZ petrol pricing probe

In March of this year, the New Zealand Government released the Terms of Reference for the conduct of a Fuel Market Financial Performance Study.

The key objective of the study …
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NZ Fuel Market Financial Performance Study 2017
2 years ago

NZ Fuel Market Financial Performance Study 2017

In 2017, the NZ Ministry for Business Innovation and Employment undertook a Fuel Market Financial Performance Study.

A group of external consultants comprising NZIER, Grant Thornton and Cognitus Economic …
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‘People forget we’re not a charity’: Petrol retailers say energy costs have increased 110 per cent
2 years ago

‘People forget we’re not a charity’: Petrol retailers say energy costs have increased 110 per cent

PETROL prices across the country could rise despite falls in global oil prices as skyrocketing electricity and rents push up costs, retailers have warned.

The average petrol price during the three …
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Petrol prices low
2 years ago

Petrol prices low

PETROL prices in Young have been up to 19 cents a litre cheaper than the state average during the last week.

No matter where consumers shop for petrol, they will …
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Were fuel outlets ripping us off for an early Christmas?
2 years ago

Were fuel outlets ripping us off for an early Christmas?

FUEL outlets have been giving themselves an early Christmas present by hiking the price of fuel in the lead up to the busiest time of the year.

Thousands of motorists …
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