Weekly petrol prices


The average price of unleaded petrol in Australia rose 0.4¢ to 141.6¢ a litre nationally in the week ending April 22, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s Weekly Petrol Prices report.

The average national weekly metropolitan retail price decreased 0.1¢ to 140.2¢ a litre, with the regional price up 1.6¢ to 144.6¢ a litre.

The most expensive fuel in the country was in the Northern Territory at 156.1¢ a litre, followed by Tasmania (149.3¢), South Australia (146.3¢), Queensland (143.9¢), NSW/ACT (141.1¢), WA (140.9¢), and Victoria (138.2¢).

Of the major cities, Melbourne offered the cheapest fuel for the week at 136.5¢ a litre, followed by Sydney (138.2¢), Perth (139.7¢), Brisbane (142.8¢), Adelaide (147.5¢), Canberra (148.3¢), Darwin (148.7¢) and Hobart (148.8¢).