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Petrol Prices Have Hit A Four Year High So Maybe Start Taking The Bus

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Petrol Prices Have Hit  A Four Year High So Maybe Start Taking The Bus AAP

Filling up at the bowser is the most expensive it's been in four years.

Unleaded petrol has reached its highest price in almost four years across Australia's capital cities, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

The price of unleaded is almost 12 per cent higher than this time last year, at an average of $1.45 per litre in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

A jump in international crude oil and refined petrol prices are to blame for the price increase, the ACCC said in a report released on Tuesday.

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