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'No restrictions' on ACT government inquiry into high petrol prices

'No restrictions' on ACT government inquiry into high petrol prices

Chief Minister expects select committee to investigate the potential to reserve sites for independent operators and increase competition.

  • by Blake Foden

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Canberra's burning issue: do we pay too much for petrol?
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Analysis

Canberra's burning issue: do we pay too much for petrol?

We're annoyed enough to whinge about prices, but not suffering enough to change our habits.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Barr threatens fuel price intervention ahead of inquiry
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Canberra

Barr threatens fuel price intervention ahead of inquiry

The ACT government also passed a new law to crack down on false advertising of petrol prices.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra could see lower fuel prices with new Coles arrangement
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Canberra could see lower fuel prices with new Coles arrangement

A new arrangement between Coles petrol stations and its fuel provider could mean lower prices for Canberrans.

  • by Sally Pryor
Coles the culprit in country's highest petrol prices: ACCC chief
Canberra

Coles the culprit in country's highest petrol prices: ACCC chief

Canberra has a disproportionate number of Coles outlets selling petrol, leading to some of the highest fuel prices in the country.

  • by Sally Pryor
'Gouged at the pump': ACT government inquiry to probe high fuel prices
Canberra

'Gouged at the pump': ACT government inquiry to probe high fuel prices

A select committee will investigate Canberra's consistently high petrol prices and table its final report in June.

  • by Blake Foden
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Higher petrol prices reflect a lack of competition? Don’t think so
Opinion
Opinion

Higher petrol prices reflect a lack of competition? Don’t think so

The price gap between here and elsewhere is about 25¢ a litre.

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Petrol price gouging is going to stay
Opinion
Opinion

Petrol price gouging is going to stay

The introduction of real-time petrol price monitoring called for in your editorial would likely lead to only a marginal reduction.

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ACT Liberals to trial real-time fuel watch scheme if elected
Canberra

ACT Liberals to trial real-time fuel watch scheme if elected

The scheme would see fuel retailers required to declare their prices by 6am every morning and lock them in for 24 hours.

  • by Cassandra Morgan
Canberra drivers deserve better on petrol and WA has shown the way
Opinion
Opinion

Canberra drivers deserve better on petrol and WA has shown the way

Nearly 18 years after the ACT government failed to act on a recommendation, the time has come to end our pain at the pump.

  • by Blake Foden
'A bad excuse': Drivers challenge lack of competition argument
Canberra

'A bad excuse': Drivers challenge lack of competition argument

Is a lack of competition really the main reason for Canberra's high petrol prices when Gunning - with one petrol station - gets it much cheaper?

  • by Blake Foden