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petrol Archives

Average petrol price in FY19 reached four-year high

ACCC to monitor prices "very closely" at Coles Express, Woolworths.

ACCC blames retailers for petrol price cycle

The practice is not illegal, but infuriates drivers, consumer watchdog says.

ACCC opposes BP’s bid for Woolworths sites

Watchdog concludes nine-month review.

Service by the app

Motorists can now pay for petrol without leaving their car.

Woolworths sells fuel business to BP

Deal ends the ambitions of Caltex, new convenience partnership formed.

Woolworths refutes imminent Caltex sale

Conglomerate says no deal done yet, in the sale of its petrol business.

Petrol station under the pump by Ombudsman

Operator faces legal action after ignoring orders to pay compensation.

Petrol prices set to rise

Wholesale gasoline sees second largest weekly lift since early February indicating likely price rise at the bowser.

Petrol prices rebound

Price of petrol increases following biggest plummet in six years.

Petrol plunge to put brakes on inflation

Inflation figures expected to be lowest in three years following plunge in petrol prices.

ACCC launches petrol probe

Consumer watchdog to publish first report on petrol price movements next month.

Country motorists miss out at bowser

Federal Government concerned rural motorists are missing out on plunging petrol prices.

Consumer confidence picks up

Low petrol prices expected to lift consumer confidence.

Petrol prices drive retail

Falling petrol prices and talk of interest rate cuts lead to big jump in retail sales.

Lower petrol price lifts retail sales

Lower petrol prices add cheer to retailers' Christmas sales.

Power boost for ACCC on petrol prices

Petrol retailers to be eyed more closely by competition watchdog following new monitoring and investigation powers.

Gunman robs store

Melbourne gunman wanted over spate of armed robberies strikes again.

Petrol station fined

Watchdog fines petrol station for short paying staff.

Caltex retreats from Woolies Petrol

Caltex to rebrand almost 100 petrol sites from Woolworths to its own branding, with others to cut ties completely.