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petrol pricing

Hewson’s view: Time to end the oil cartel
4 months ago

Hewson’s view: Time to end the oil cartel

You know when you are being ripped off.

This week I filled up my car with standard unleaded at a local servo in the Southern Highlands on two consecutive days, with the …
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Are you being ripped off? How some petrol stations are charging nearly 40 cents more a litre for fuel than places in the same suburb – and the one brand you should stay away from if you want to save money
4 months ago

Are you being ripped off? How some petrol stations are charging nearly 40 cents more a litre for fuel than places in the same suburb – and the one brand you should stay away from if you want to save money

Australian commuters have long moaned about the drastic difference in petrol prices from station to station, with many having a particular place they believe is cheapest. 

And new research has …
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Wilkie refers Tassie fuel prices to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as report shows petrol pain peaked in December
4 months ago

Wilkie refers Tassie fuel prices to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as report shows petrol pain peaked in December

HOBART motorists were slugged with the highest fuel prices for 10 months in December, forking out more at the bowser than anywhere else in Australia, according to a new report.


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Petrol prices in December 2018 fall significantly
4 months ago

Petrol prices in December 2018 fall significantly

Petrol prices in Australia’s five largest cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth) fell sharply at the end of last year, hitting lows not seen since August 2017.

The ACCC’s December …
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Where to find Melbourne’s consistently cheapest petrol
4 months ago

Where to find Melbourne’s consistently cheapest petrol

The white knight petrol stations that refuse to gouge Melburnians have been revealed.

Sunday Herald Sun analysis reveals there were 20 service stations that kept their prices lower than others in …
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Barr threatens fuel price intervention ahead of inquiry
4 months ago

Barr threatens fuel price intervention ahead of inquiry

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has threatened an unprecedented intervention in the price of fuel in the ACT, as a new inquiry looks to haul in retailers to explain the huge …
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Petrol gouging inquiry is overdue
4 months ago

Petrol gouging inquiry is overdue

The Barr government’s decision to commission a Legislative Assembly inquiry into why Canberrans pay more for petrol than people across the country is welcome and overdue.

Its real value is …
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PETROL PRICES FALL FOR SOME CAPITAL CITIES
5 months ago

PETROL PRICES FALL FOR SOME CAPITAL CITIES

According to data from the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average price of unleaded petrol rose by 5.7 cents last week to six-week highs of 131.8 cents a litre.   Falling …
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Back-to-school petrol pain as prices jump 20 per cent from holiday lows
5 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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Cheap fuel is being stored at home to beat the bowser price gouge
5 months ago

Cheap fuel is being stored at home to beat the bowser price gouge

Motorists are going to the dangerous measure of storing cheap fuel at home to help reduce bowser bill shock when prices rise.

A survey of …
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