Petrol Price Inquiry


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

The Commission will undertake a factual analysis of the ACT petrol market and release a draft report in early May. A final report will be provided to the Treasurer by 28 June 2019.

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.