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Latest news: Fuel excise

Petrol prices soar across Australia on back of weak dollar

Motorists are getting hit hard at the pump since the return of the full fuel excise tax, with some cities still yet to reach the peak of their fuel cycles.

Petrol prices already rising across Australia

Petrol prices have already started inching upwards following the reintroduction of the fuel excise tax last week.

Australian motorists brace for fuel price hike

The return of the full fuel excise tax will start showing up at the pump in a matter of days.

Petrol excise relief to end amid price spike fears

The federal government will end petrol excise relief but insists motorists won't be hit too hard at the bowser.

Petrol price rises to further hit budgets as fuel excise returns

The consumer watchdog will be on the lookout for unnecessary price hikes as the fuel excise is reinstated in full later in the month.

Canberrans paying second highest fuel prices in the country

Now that the ACT is experiencing exorbitant fuel prices once again, will Chief Minister Andrew Barr implement his same stance from 2020 to help Canberrans pay less at the pump?

Australian drivers’ fuel costs hit $100 a week

Cash-strapped Australians filling up at the fuel pump paid an extra $5 a week over the course of the past three months, according to new figures.

The Federal Budget: Easing the cost of living?

Foremost in the Budget is what Treasurer Josh Frydenberg termed a “temporary, targeted, and responsible” cost of living package “to take pressure off household budgets”. The cost of living, he said, had risen due to the pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine.

Federal budget expected to cut fuel excise

Pressure at the fuel pump could be eased slightly if the federal government follows through on an expected temporary slash to the fuel excise.