Another week, and more record fuel prices have been seen across the country.  If this situation remains as is, the Federal Government has a tough decision to make in terms of reinstating the full fuel excise in September. Peak prices of 239.9cpl were displayed on pumps across many of the nations capitals, and the new cycles in Brisbane and Sydney are likely to initiate a new national average fuel price record within the next couple of weeks.



Current ULP average: 209.0cpl

Price range over the last week: 197.4cpl – 239.9cpl

Fuel prices are looking to climb up to around 239.9cpl within the next week, as Brisbane approaches the bottom of its current price cycle.



Current ULP average: 209.5cpl

Price range over the last week: 189.9cpl – 239.9cpl

If you’re a Sydney motorist, be sure to fill up within the next week before prices peak into the high 230’s.



Current ULP average: 214.5cpl

Price range over the last week: 181.4cpl– 241.1cpl

This week, around 40% of retailers raised the price of unleaded petrol to 239.9cpl – setting a new record for the current fuel price cycle.



Current ULP average: 210.0cpl

Price range over the last week: 201.0cpl – 247.1cpl

Record highs are being set over in Adelaide too, with pump prices peaking at 239.9cpl this week.



Current ULP average: 212.0cpl

Price range over the last week: 192.7cpl – 239.9cpl

Head to the petrol station within the next week if you’re in Perth – fuel prices are currently in the middle of this cycle, and are therefore due to drop further after last week’s price high of 239.9cpl.


Darwin (no price cycle)

Current ULP average: 209.6cpl

Price range over the last week: 205.5cpl – 209.9cpl

Just a small jump in fuel prices for Darwin this week.


Hobart (no price cycle)

Current ULP average: 219.0cpl

Price range over the last week: 204.9cpl – 231.9cpl

This week saw a 5cpl rise on average fuel prices in Hobart.


Retail diesel prices

Current Diesel averages:

ACT – 237.9cpl

Adelaide – 236.1cpl

Brisbane – 236.1cpl

Darwin – 236.5cpl

Hobart – 245.2cpl

Melbourne – 238.1cpl

Perth – 231.1cpl

Sydney – 236.2cpl


Perth holds the lowest average retail diesel price this week, albeit the lowest of a bunch of scarily high prices.


Wholesale trends

Wholesale petrol prices dropped slightly this week, with average TGP prices decreasing by 1.0cpl.

Wholesale diesel prices also decreased this week, with average TGP prices going down by 6.5cpl.


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Information is based on average price trends up to 10 am AEDT on 4 July 2022. The predictions are based on past fuel price trends and estimated forecasts, and should not be taken as a guarantee of actual or future performance. Fuel price data is aggregated from state government price reporting schemes and from WEX Australia fuel card transactions. Please note: Hobart and Darwin do not experience price cycles.


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