If servos dont report fuel price changes within 30 minutes - they could be up for $13,000!
The debate has raged how servos that are hundreds of kilometres away from where the fuel lands - can charge way less than service stations - at those ports with no transport costs!
The state government has introduced a two year trial that puts the onus on servos to post price changes within 30 minutes - or face substantial fines.
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All 1450 service stations will have to be a part of the program - still a month or so to get themselves organised but over 1300 already signed up.
...........and some are still blatantly overcharging, I guess banking on people just paying the extra for convenience - as they rake in the difference!