Government’s fuel security plan could increase petrol prices: ACCC chief Rod Sims

Government’s fuel security plan could increase petrol prices: ACCC chief Rod Sims

3 months ago
A federal government plan to pay oil refineries for operating in Australia could increase petrol prices for motorists and create competition issues, ACCC chair Rod Sims has warned. Energy Minister Angus Taylor is putting the finishing touches on a proposal to pay oil companies for every litre of transport fuel they produce locally in a bid to boost Australia’s fuel security. But while Mr Taylor claims the policy, which will be funded through a tax […]
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Port Stephens Council Split Decision in Medowie Service Station

1 year ago
THE last Port Stephens Council meeting for the year saw a controversial development application approved by Councillors for a new service station and convenience store in Medowie. The proposal at 787-795 Medowie Road saw two interested parties request time to address Council prior to the meeting, Peter Childs for the applicant, being Medowie Fuel Pty. Ltd. and local resident Greg Brennan spoke. Greg, who lives a small distance up Medowie Road, told News Of The […]
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