The average price of unleaded petrol in Australia increased 2.5¢ to 116.9¢ a litre nationally in the week ending April 17, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s ‘Weekly Petrol Prices’ report.
The average national weekly metropolitan retail price increased 3.3¢ to 118.5¢ a litre, with the regional price increasing 0.9¢ a litre to 113.6¢ a litre.
The most expensive fuel in the country was in Queensland at 122.8¢ a litre, followed by Tasmania (118.7¢), the NT (118.1¢), SA (116.2¢), Victoria (116.1¢), NSW/ACT (115.2¢), and WA (112.4¢).
Of the major cities, Perth offered the cheapest fuel for the week at 110.3¢ a litre, followed by Darwin (115.3¢), Canberra (116.6¢), Hobart (117.4¢),
Adelaide and Melbourne (117.7¢), Sydney (117.8¢), and Brisbane (126.7¢).