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Consumer regulator the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is sometimes criticised for not doing more to ensure petrol pricing is fair and competitive. That situation appears to have reversed dramatically today, with the ACCC taking Woolworths, Coles, 7-Eleven, BP and Caltex to court over allegations of “price sharing” that has reduced competition in the petrol market.
Learner drivers and parents are often thrown in the deep end when it comes to learning to drive and recording hours in the logbook. As part of a unique approach to improving young driver road safety, I asked learners what they want parents to know about learning to drive. The following take-home messages emerged.
NSW’s “tap-to-pay” public transport system will be replacing a swathe of paper tickets from 1 September. The switch to Opal is going to cost yearly and quarterly train ticket buyers hundreds of extra dollars per year. Thankfully, you still have a few weeks left to arrange a 12-month reprieve. Get in while you’ve got the chance.