Small fuel rises in south-west over Christmas-Boxing Day break

UNLEADED petrol has risen by only a few cents over the Christmas/Boxing Day break.

Most Warrnambool service stations sold basic fuel for $1.52 a litre yesterday, a three-cent rise on the average price on Christmas Eve.

Unleaded petrol was selling at between $1.39 and $1.43 a litre at most suburban Melbourne service stations, rising on average by five cents over the mid-week Christmas break.

The RACV fuel database records Hamilton’s average price at $1.56 a litre, Portland at $1.52, Colac at $1.57, Geelong at $1.50 and Ballarat at $1.55.

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