Petrol Price Inquiry


Petrol Price Inquiry

On 22 February 2019 the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission received a reference from the Treasurer to undertake a factual analysis of petrol prices and competition in the ACT. The Terms of Reference can be found at https://www.legislation.act.gov.au/di/2019-18/.

To inform the investigation the Commission consulted with, and obtained information from, a range of stakeholders, including petrol distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and other government agencies such as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The Commission released a draft report on 8 May 2019 as part of the consultation process for the investigation.

The Commission provided its final report to the Treasurer on 28 June 2019.

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Release of Final Report: Investigation into motor vehicle petrol prices in the ACT

On 30 July 2019 the Treasurer presented the Commission’s Final Report on the investigation to the ACT Legislative Assembly. A copy of the report is available below.

Release of Draft Report: Investigation into motor vehicle petrol prices in the ACT

On Wednesday, 8 May 2019, the Commission released a draft report outlining its draft findings from its investigation into motor vehicle petrol prices in the ACT.

A copy of the draft report, media release and public notice is available below.

Written submissions on the draft report are invited. A submission coversheet is available here. The closing date for written submissions on the draft report is Thursday, 6 June 2019.