Weekly petrol prices


The average price of unleaded petrol in Australia rose 5.7¢ to 131.8¢ a litre nationally in the week ending January 27, according to the Australian Institute of Petroleum’s ‘Weekly Petrol Prices’ report.

The average national weekly metropolitan retail price rose 7.8¢ to 132.3¢ a litre, with the regional price rising 1.7¢ to 130.9¢ a litre.

The most expensive unleaded in the country was in the NT at 142.7¢ a litre, followed by Tasmania (142.5¢), SA (133.9¢), Victoria (133.9¢), Queensland (133.2¢), WA (131.1¢) and NSW/ACT (127.9¢).

Of the major cities, Sydney offered the cheapest unleaded for the week at 125.9¢ a litre, followed by Perth (128.2¢), Darwin (128.5¢), Brisbane (134.7¢), Adelaide (135.6¢), Melbourne (135.8¢), Hobart (143.2¢) and Canberra (143.3¢).

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