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Petrol Prices: “Gouging” Perhaps, Just Don’t Talk About The Tax Cash Cow

WED, 17 FEB, 2016

As of February 1 2016, the excise levied on every litre of petrol we buy is 39.5 cents (cpl).

Petrol Price Cycle Flipped On Its Head To Catch Motorists Out

TUE, 17 AUG, 2010

Motorists accustomed to fueling up on the traditionally-cheaper days (usually around Tuesday) are being caught out by petrol retailers varying t...

Petrol Prices Hovering At 19-Month High, Relief On The Horizon

TUE, 18 MAY, 2010

AFTER HITTING a 19-month high in the past fornight, national average unleaded petrol prices are continuing to hover at around 130 cents per litr...

Fuel Prices Reach Highest Point Since Late 2008

WED, 12 MAY, 2010

THE AVERAGE price of fuel in Australia reached 130.2 cents last week according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the highest average pri...

Unleaded Fuel Could Reach $2.00 A Litre, Premium Petrols Overpriced

THU, 29 APR, 2010

UNLEADED fuel prices are headed toward $2.00 per litre as the global economy recovers to pre-crisis levels, Motor Trades Association SA Executiv...

Petrol Prices Fall 2.5 Cents, Unlikely To Last

TUE, 2 FEB, 2010

NEW FIGURES FROM the Australian Institute of Petroleum show that the average price of petrol has dropped 2.5 cents per litre in the past week. Acc...

Petrol Prices Nearing Three Month High, Thursdays Best Value For Filling Up

TUE, 8 DEC, 2009

NEW FIGURES from the Australian Institute of Petrol this week show that the national average price of petrol has risen to 121.80 cents - up 0.3 ce...

Supermarket Chain Dominance May Spark Petrol Price Rises: VACC

THU, 12 NOV, 2009

ACCORDING TO THE Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce, lack of competition in the petrol retailing industry may push fuel prices up sharply. C...

Coles Discount Petrol Campaign Pulled After ACCC Concerns Raised

FRI, 16 OCT, 2009

FOLLOWING CONCERNS raised by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Coles has cancelled a new 40 cent discount petrol offer it...

Supermarket Petrol Discount Frenzy Passes ACCC's Scrutiny

THU, 23 JUL, 2009

AUSTRALIA'S CONSUMER WATCHDOG, the ACCC, has ruled that the heavy discounts on petrol recently offered by Coles and Woolworths weren't anti-compet...