Weekly petrol prices

    The average price of unleaded petrol in Australia rose 2.3¢ to 153.4¢ a litre nationally in the week ending 15 August, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s ‘Weekly Petrol Prices’ report.

    The average national weekly metropolitan retail price rose 2.4¢ to 154.2¢ a litre, with the regional price rising 2.2¢ to 151.8¢ a litre.

    The most expensive unleaded in the country was the Queensland at 164.1¢ a litre, followed by Northern Territory (160.8¢), Tasmania (155.6¢), South Australia (152.1¢), Victoria (152.0¢), Western Australia (149.7¢), and NSW/ACT (149.1¢).

    Of the major cities, Sydney offered the cheapest unleaded for the week at 145.6¢ a litre, followed by Perth (149.2¢), Darwin (151.7¢), Canberra (151.9¢), Adelaide (152.7¢), Melbourne (153.6¢), Hobart (155.0¢), and Brisbane (170.5¢).

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