Weekly petrol prices

The average price of unleaded petrol in Australia rose 3.8¢ to 152.8¢ a litre nationally in the week ending May 19, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s ‘Weekly Petrol Prices’ report.

The average national weekly metropolitan retail price rose 5.2¢ to 154.4¢ a litre, with the regional price rising 0.8¢ to 149.5¢ a litre.

The most expensive unleaded in the country was in Queensland at 158.6¢ a litre, followed by the NT (155.5¢), Tasmania (154.7¢), NSW/ACT (152.1¢), Victoria (151.3¢), WA (150.3¢) and SA (147.8¢).

Of the major cities, Darwin offered the cheapest unleaded for the week at 144.8¢ a litre, followed by Canberra (147.3¢), Adelaide (148.3¢), Perth (150.3¢), Melbourne (152.7¢), Hobart (154.3¢), Sydney (154.4¢) and Brisbane (163.3¢).

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