If you’ve filled up your petrol tank lately, you likely left the servo a lot poorer than you expected. Prices in some Victorian petrol stations topped $1.69 per litre over the weekend.
That’s not good news for cash strapped consumers or the Aussie economy at large.
With this in mind, Scott Morrison has demanded the petrol sector act in the best interests of consumers.
As the AAP reports, Morrison’s government continues to wave a ‘big stick’ at energy providers. But now he’s added the fuel industry to his watchlist, as petrol prices across Australia continue to rise.
Speaking to reporters in Canberra yesterday, Morrison said, ‘It’s in the hands of the fuel companies to do the right thing by their customers and the ACCC and I will be watching very, very carefully’.
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