Weekly diesel prices

The average price of diesel fuel in Australia rose by 1¢ to 148.3¢ a litre nationally in the week ending March 17, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s ‘Weekly Diesel Prices’ report.

The average national weekly metropolitan retail price rose by 0.9¢ to 147.9¢ a litre, while the regional price rose by 1¢ to 148.6¢ a litre.

The most expensive fuel in the country was in the NT at 161.4¢ a litre, followed by Tasmania (158.2¢), WA (148.8¢), SA (147.9¢), NSW/ACT (147.8¢), Victoria (147.8¢) and Queensland (146.9¢).

Of the major cities, Darwin offered the cheapest diesel for the week at 145.5¢ a litre, followed by Sydney (146.3¢), Perth (146.6¢), Adelaide (146.8¢), Brisbane (148.1¢), Melbourne (149¢), Canberra (151.4¢) and Hobart (157.3¢).

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