Weekly petrol prices


The average price of unleaded petrol in Australia rose 1.7¢ to 159.3¢ a litre nationally in the week ending October 21, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s ‘Weekly Petrol Prices’ report.

The average national weekly metropolitan retail price rose 1.9¢ to 159.1¢ a litre, with the regional price rising 1.2¢ to 159.7¢ a litre.

The most expensive unleaded in the country was in the NT at 170.9¢ a litre, followed by Tasmania (164.3¢), Queensland (164.2¢), WA (160.5¢), NSW/ACT (160.4¢), SA (154.3¢) and Victoria (154.3¢).

Of the major cities, Adelaide offered the cheapest unleaded for the week at 152¢ a litre, followed by Melbourne (153.4¢), Perth (159¢), Sydney (161.7¢), Darwin (163.2¢), Hobart (164.4¢), Brisbane (165.4¢) and Canberra (165.7¢).

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