Weekly diesel prices


The average price of diesel fuel in Australia rose by 1.6¢ to 160.4¢ a litre nationally in the week ending October 7, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s ‘Weekly Diesel Prices’ report.

The average national weekly metropolitan retail price rose by 1.4¢ to 160.8¢ a litre, with the regional price also rising by 1.7¢ to 160.1¢ a litre.

The most expensive fuel in the country was in the NT at 171¢ a litre, followed by Tasmania (166.1¢), WA (162.1¢), Queensland (159.9¢), Victoria (159.9¢), NSW/ACT (159.4¢) and SA (159.1¢).

Of the major cities, Adelaide offered the cheapest diesel for the week at 158.2¢ a litre, followed by Sydney (158.2¢), Darwin (160.3¢), Brisbane (160.7¢), Melbourne (161.2¢), Perth (162¢), Canberra (164.1¢) and Hobart (166.6¢).

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