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Tasmania

RACT petition calls on state government to implement real-time fuel price monitoring
1 month 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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Tasmanian Small Business Council comes out swinging in smoking age debate
3 months ago

Tasmanian Small Business Council comes out swinging in smoking age debate

The Tasmanian Small Business Council has criticised an international tobacco addiction expert’s support to raise the smoking age in the state to 21 years.

Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation director Ginny …
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RACT boss says hit to the back pocket is unavoidable as petrol prices rise, but these tricks can soften the blow
4 months ago

RACT boss says hit to the back pocket is unavoidable as petrol prices rise, but these tricks can soften the blow

AS petrol prices begin to rise this week, the hit to the back pocket will be unavoidable, but there are ways to soften the blow, says RACT boss Darren Moody.


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MLC puts Tasmanian smoking legislation on hold
5 months ago

MLC puts Tasmanian smoking legislation on hold

A move to ban the sale of cigarettes to Tasmanians aged under 21 has been put on hold.

Independent member for Windermere Ivan Dean was expected to introduce the legislation …
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Kick in the guts, says small business about smoking law change
7 months 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.

Tasmanian Small Business Council …
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Tobacco sales could be banned to Tasmanians under 21
7 months 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
8 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
10 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
11 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
11 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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