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Tasmanian petrol price study unsurprising & surprising
4 years ago

Tasmanian petrol price study unsurprising & surprising

The results of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) investigation of regional petrol prices in Launceston (Tasmania) were released this week.

A copy of the report can be downloaded …
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TAS: Labor petrol price plan vetoed
4 years ago

TAS: Labor petrol price plan vetoed

THE State Government has rejected a Labor proposal for greater transparency on petrol prices after an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission investigation.

The Mercury revealed yesterday the ACCC report claimed …
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Launceston’s petrol prices reduced by deal between RACT and United Petroleum
4 years ago

Launceston’s petrol prices reduced by deal between RACT and United Petroleum

The long-awaited ACCC report into Launceston’s petrol prices has revealed that motorists could save up to 5 cents a litre at the bowser in a more competitive retail market.

As anticipated, the …
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ACCC petrol price report drives call to lower Launceston cost by 4 cents
4 years ago

ACCC petrol price report drives call to lower Launceston cost by 4 cents

Launceston motorists could pay up to 4 cents a litre less for petrol if there was greater competition in the city’s retail petrol market, an investigation by the consumer …
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RACT pushes for legislation to ensure petrol pricing transparency
4 years ago

RACT pushes for legislation to ensure petrol pricing transparency

Tasmania’s main motoring body is calling for legislation to ensure greater petrol price transparency as it moves to end its own Fuel Watch service.

The Fuel Watch section of …
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RACT’s cheap petrol deal
4 years ago

RACT’s cheap petrol deal

Duncan Abey, 24 February 2016

TASMANIA’s peak motoring body and Australia’s largest independent fuel network have joined forces to help members access cheaper fuel prices.

For two months from March …
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RACT lashes petrol price rip-off
4 years ago

RACT lashes petrol price rip-off

Nick Clark, 02 February 2016

THE small Forestier Peninsula town of Murdunna is showing up the rest of the state with petrol more than 10c a litre cheaper than …
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Tasmania tops inflation but lags fuel price falls
4 years ago

Tasmania tops inflation but lags fuel price falls

Sean Ford, 27 January 2016

PETROL prices do not appear to have been falling as fast in Tasmania as they have nationally.

That is based on December quarter inflation figures.


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Talking Point: Plug our island in to electric cars
4 years ago

Talking Point: Plug our island in to electric cars

Michael Wadsley, 19 November 2015

THE most frequent question asked about electric vehicles is how far they go between charges.

We have a plug-in electric/petrol hybrid so range is not …
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Singapore-bound fuel tanker Alexander Spirit delayed again in Devonport, Tasmania

ABC News, 15 July 2015

The departure of a Caltex fuel tanker delayed in Tasmania because of an industrial dispute has been pushed back to Thursday morning.

The Alexander …
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