Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

We Need New Way to Tackle Fuel Price Saga

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

We Need New Way to Tackle Fuel Price Saga

Article excerpt

MY SAY

ADAM WRATTEN

DEPUTY EDITOR

IT'S hard to believe ... Brisbane motorists paying more for fuel in December than we did here in Central Queensland (see our story on Page 2).

Yes, now you've had the opportunity to pinch yourself and realise you're not dreaming, what does the fact that Rockhampton people paid 141.1 cents per litre of unleaded fuel while Brisbane drivers copped 141.8 cents mean?

Maybe, it could be the start of something to address these outrageous fuel injustices.

It appears that those in the south-east corner have more collective ability to influence these sorts of things than we do here -- so let's hope they kick up a big stink.

Because it's clear to me that, despite our region crying out about this injustice for years, little has changed.

To be honest, even if Brisbane people do start a song and dance on this, chances are that little will be done and, if it is, it won't be Central Queensland motorists who will be the beneficiaries. …

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