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Tasmania

Kick in the guts, says small business about smoking law change
3 weeks ago

Kick in the guts, says small business about smoking law change

Small business has described a plan to increase Tasmania’s legal smoking age to 21 as “disastrous and a kick in the guts” which will cost jobs.

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Tobacco sales could be banned to Tasmanians under 21
4 weeks ago

Tobacco sales could be banned to Tasmanians under 21

Tasmania could be the first state in Australia to ban the sale of cigarettes to people aged under 21.

A bill introduced last year by Independent Windermere member Ivan Dean …
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New Town man, 33, in custody following alleged Lutana service station robbery
2 months ago

New Town man, 33, in custody following alleged Lutana service station robbery

A New Town man is in custody following an alleged armed robbery in the state’s south on Saturday night.

About 6.30pm, the 33-year-old man allegedly entered the United Petroleum Service …
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Senator says Royal Commission into state’s pump prices needed
4 months ago

Senator says Royal Commission into state’s pump prices needed

If you feel like you are being robbed every time you fill your tank, you are absolutely right. Tassies are being gouged at the bowser.  In early January, we were paying …
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Political noise persists on petrol prices
5 months ago

Political noise persists on petrol prices

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On Tuesday 19 February 2019, the ACCC released its regular quarterly analysis of average petrol prices in Australia.

The report, discussing fuel prices during the financial quarter ending 31 December …
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Wilkie refers Tassie fuel prices to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as report shows petrol pain peaked in December
5 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 Tasmania explained and why drivers hold the key to cheaper fuel
6 months ago

Petrol prices in Tasmania explained and why drivers hold the key to cheaper fuel

Why is petrol so much more expensive in Tasmania than it is on the mainland?

What is a petrol price cycle?

  • A petrol price cycle is a movement in …
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Hobart Australia’s most expensive capital to buy fuel
7 months ago

Hobart Australia’s most expensive capital to buy fuel

TASMANIANS shouldn’t expect any relief at the petrol bowser as they hit the road for the Christmas break this weekend.

The RACT says Tasmanian motorists are paying 21 cents a …
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A gold pedal idea: Bike switch takes sting out of high fuel prices
7 months ago

A gold pedal idea: Bike switch takes sting out of high fuel prices

HOBART’S high fuel prices are an extra incentive to ditch petrol in favour of pedal power, the Tasmanian Bicycle Network says.

The state’s petrol prices have remained high despite dramatic …
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Tasmania left off cheap petrol map
8 months ago

Tasmania left off cheap petrol map

The Tasmanian Government is taking action on the issue of the state’s petrol prices, which have remained high despite dramatic falls in the global wholesale price of fuel.

Resources Minister …
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