Fuel prices drop. Lowest petrol prices in two-months

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Unleaded now well under $2 per litre. Our advice is to fill up while you can.


James Ward

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More petrol relief for motorists as 91RON unleaded hits a national average of $1.80 per litre, and 95RON drops to a capital city average of $2.08, a refreshing 7 per cent reduction from the height of $2.24 earlier this month.

Average prices have declined for three-weeks now, with the price spread between states also reducing.

The highest capital city price remains Canberra at $2.24 per litre, with Adelaide dropping down to $2.00 per litre, a 15 per cent drop on the South Australian peak of $2.35.



Diesel pricing has also reduced to a national average of $2.01 per litre.

Crude oil prices are also continuing a downward trend, with oil currently around US$95 per barrel against lower global consumer confidence and lessening demand.

The reduction comes with just two months left of the $0.22 fuel excise cut, which is set to end on 28 September 2022.



This hasn’t stopped motorists from trying to maximise their value, with many pooling discounts for additional savings.

James Ward

James has been part of the digital publishing landscape in Australia since 2002 and has worked within the automotive industry since 2007. He joined CarAdvice in 2013, left in 2017 to work with BMW and then returned at the end of 2019 to spearhead the content direction of Drive.

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