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Tasmania

Real time fuel price monitoring scheme concerning for ‘lack of consultation’, says Wayne Bould
6 months 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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Petrol prices in Tasmania remain high due to lack of competition says ACCC
7 months ago

Petrol prices in Tasmania remain high due to lack of competition says ACCC

While the cost of petrol around the country has dropped, Tasmanians are still paying high prices, thanks largely to the added costs of transport and the lack of competition.

And …
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Tasmanians are still paying too much for petrol says the RACT
7 months ago

Tasmanians are still paying too much for petrol says the RACT

The RACT has again called for the Tasmanian government to act on petrol prices in the state.

RACT executive general manager, membership and community, Stacey Pennicott said since March 1, …
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Tasmanians are being stifled by a lack of competition and transparency around petrol prices
7 months ago

Tasmanians are being stifled by a lack of competition and transparency around petrol prices

For most families, petrol is one of those necessary evils in the household budget. When families look to tighten their belts, it’s not usually a cost that can be easily …
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Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high
7 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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Andrew Wilkie calls for action over ‘outrageous’ Tasmanian fuel prices
8 months ago

Andrew Wilkie calls for action over ‘outrageous’ Tasmanian fuel prices

A TASMANIAN MP is calling for action over the state’s “outrageous” fuel prices.

Clark independent MP Andrew Wilkie said the delay in the decrease of the cost of fuel at …
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ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash
9 months ago

ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash

THE head of Australia’s consumer watchdog says petrol prices in Tasmania should drop by around 25 cents a litre in the coming weeks.

The impact of the coronavirus crisis on …
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RACT petition calls on state government to implement real-time fuel price monitoring
1 year 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
1 year 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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