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Bowser Buster

Bowser Buster ranks the weekly average unleaded petrol and diesel prices for over 50 locations in NSW and Canberra from cheapest to most expensive. Displayed is each town's average price and how the towns have moved along the rankings from their previous week's price.

For families embarking on long journeys or businesses running fleets, the NRMA's Bowser Buster rankings could help them make considerable savings at the bowser by alerting them to the towns that historically sell petrol at a cheaper price.

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Historical averages

 Unleaded petrol prices

  Week ending 28 August
Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Tweed Heads South 96.4 1 ↔0
Maitland 103.9 2 ↑2
Newcastle 103.9 3 ↓-1
Goulburn 104.4 4 ↓-1
Central Coast 106.3 5 ↔0
Orange 108.3 6 ↔0
Batemans Bay 111.9 7 ↑24
Albury 112.3 8 ↔0
Casino 112.3 9 ↓-2
Bathurst 112.8 10 ↓-1
Singleton 114.4 11 ↑3
Coffs Harbour 114.6 12 ↓-2
Grafton 114.7 13 ↓-2
Leeton 114.8 14 ↓-2
Buronga 114.9 15 ↓-2
Dubbo 115.6 16 ↓-1
Lismore 115.8 17 ↔0
Sydney 115.8 18 ↑24
Temora 115.9 19 ↓-3
Wollongong 115.9 20 ↑19
Broken Hill 116.1 21 ↓-3
Forbes 116.9 22 ↓-3
Moama 116.9 23 ↓-3
Cootamundra 117.9 24 ↓-3
Nowra 118.3 25 ↓-1
Moruya 118.4 26 ↓-3
Canberra 118.8 27 ↓-5
Inverell 119.1 28 ↓-2
Wagga Wagga 119.4 29 ↓-4
Ballina 119.9 30 ↓-3
Kempsey 120.1 31 ↓-3
Port Macquarie 120.5 32 ↔0
Mudgee 120.9 33 ↑4
Parkes 120.9 34 ↓-4
Tamworth 120.9 35 ↓-6
Wauchope 120.9 36 ↓-3
Deniliquin 121.2 37 ↓-2
Muswellbrook 121.8 38 ↓-4
Taree 122.2 39 ↓-1
Armidale 122.4 40 ↓-4
Tumut 122.9 41 ↑4
Moree 123.6 42 ↓-2
Griffith 124.7 43 ↓-2
Bega 125.9 44 ↓-1
Cooma 127.1 45 ↓-1
Bulahdelah n/a n/a n/a
Forster n/a n/a n/a
Gundagai n/a n/a n/a
Gunnedah n/a n/a n/a
Hay n/a n/a n/a
Lithgow n/a n/a n/a
Moss Vale n/a n/a n/a
Murwillumbah n/a n/a n/a
West Wyalong n/a n/a n/a
Woolgoolga n/a n/a n/a
Yass n/a n/a n/a

  Week ending 21 August
Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Tweed Heads South 96.6 1 ↑1
Newcastle 104.3 2 ↑3
Goulburn 104.8 3 ↑1
Maitland 104.9 4 ↑2
Central Coast 108.7 5 ↑3
Orange 108.9 6 ↑1
Casino 112.7 7 ↑4
Albury 112.8 8 ↑2
Bathurst 112.8 9 ↑19
Coffs Harbour 113 10 ↓-1
Grafton 114 11 ↑1
Leeton 114.8 12 ↑1
Buronga 114.9 13 ↑4
Singleton 115.3 14 ↑6
Dubbo 115.9 15 ↔0
Temora 115.9 16 ↓-2
Lismore 116.1 17 ↓-1
Broken Hill 116.5 18 ↑3
Forbes 116.9 19 ↓-1
Moama 116.9 20 ↓-1
Cootamundra 117.9 21 ↑1
Canberra 118.8 22 ↑1
Moruya 118.9 23 ↑1
Nowra 119.1 24 ↑1
Wagga Wagga 119.4 25 ↑1
Inverell 119.5 26 ↑6
Ballina 119.9 27 ↑11
Kempsey 120.3 28 ↑3
Tamworth 120.7 29 ↓-2
Parkes 120.8 30 ↔0
Batemans Bay 120.9 31 ↓-2
Port Macquarie 120.9 32 ↑2
Wauchope 120.9 33 ↑6
Muswellbrook 121.8 34 ↓-1
Deniliquin 122.1 35 ↔0
Armidale 122.4 36 ↔0
Mudgee 122.4 37 ↔0
Taree 122.9 38 ↑3
Wollongong 123.3 39 ↓-36
Moree 123.9 40 ↔0
Griffith 124.4 41 ↑1
Sydney 125.3 42 ↓-41
Bega 125.9 43 ↔0
Cooma 128.1 44 ↔0
Tumut 128.4 45 ↔0
Bulahdelah n/a n/a n/a
Forster n/a n/a n/a
Gundagai n/a n/a n/a
Gunnedah n/a n/a n/a
Hay n/a n/a n/a
Lithgow n/a n/a n/a
Moss Vale n/a n/a n/a
Murwillumbah n/a n/a n/a
West Wyalong n/a n/a n/a
Woolgoolga n/a n/a n/a
Yass n/a n/a n/a
 Diesel prices
  Week ending 28 August
Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Sydney 113.4 1 ↔0
Orange 114.1 2 ↑1
Casino 114.4 3 ↓-1
Armidale 114.9 4 ↔0
Buronga 114.9 5 ↔0
Temora 115.2 6 ↔0
Central Coast 115.8 7 ↑5
Goulburn 116 8 ↑2
Newcastle 116 9 ↓-2
Forbes 116.2 10 ↓-1
Cootamundra 116.4 11 ↓-3
Bathurst 117.1 12 ↑1
Tamworth 117.5 13 ↑1
Albury 117.6 14 ↓-3
Lismore 117.7 15 ↔0
Wollongong 117.9 16 ↑5
Wagga Wagga 118.7 17 ↔0
Dubbo 118.9 18 ↓-2
Inverell 118.9 19 ↔0
Kempsey 118.9 20 ↓-2
Broken Hill 119.1 21 ↓-1
Deniliquin 119.6 22 ↑1
Muswellbrook 119.9 23 ↑1
Moree 120 24 ↑1
Mudgee 120.4 25 ↑3
Parkes 120.5 26 ↔0
Canberra 120.6 27 ↔0
Batemans Bay 120.9 28 ↑4
Moruya 120.9 29 ↓-7
Grafton 121 30 ↔0
Bega 121.4 31 ↓-2
Moama 121.9 32 ↓-1
Tumut 124.9 33 ↑1
Coffs Harbour 126.9 34 ↓-1
Cooma 130.9 35 ↔0
Ballina n/a n/a n/a
Bulahdelah n/a n/a n/a
Forster n/a n/a n/a
Griffith n/a n/a n/a
Gundagai n/a n/a n/a
Gunnedah n/a n/a n/a
Hay n/a n/a n/a
Leeton n/a n/a n/a
Lithgow n/a n/a n/a
Maitland n/a n/a n/a
Moss Vale n/a n/a n/a
Murwillumbah n/a n/a n/a
Nowra n/a n/a n/a
Port Macquarie n/a n/a n/a
Singleton n/a n/a n/a
Taree n/a n/a n/a
Tweed Heads South n/a n/a n/a
Wauchope n/a n/a n/a
West Wyalong n/a n/a n/a
Woolgoolga n/a n/a n/a
Yass n/a n/a n/a
  Week ending 21 August
Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Sydney 113.2 1 ↔0
Casino 114.4 2 ↔0
Orange 114.5 3 ↑1
Armidale 114.9 4 ↓-1
Buronga 114.9 5 ↑1
Temora 115.2 6 ↓-1
Newcastle 115.9 7 ↑3
Cootamundra 116.2 8 ↓-1
Forbes 116.2 9 ↔0
Goulburn 116.3 10 ↓-2
Albury 117.1 11 ↑2
Central Coast 117.1 12 ↔0
Bathurst 117.4 13 ↓-2
Tamworth 117.5 14 ↑5
Lismore 117.9 15 ↓-1
Dubbo 118.4 16 ↓-1
Wagga Wagga 118.5 17 ↓-1
Kempsey 118.8 18 ↓-1
Inverell 118.9 19 ↑2
Broken Hill 119.1 20 ↑5
Wollongong 119.2 21 ↓-1
Moruya 119.4 22 ↔0
Deniliquin 119.6 23 ↑1
Muswellbrook 119.9 24 ↑3
Moree 120.1 25 ↓-7
Parkes 120.2 26 ↓-3
Canberra 120.7 27 ↑3
Mudgee 120.8 28 ↑1
Bega 120.9 29 ↓-3
Grafton 121.8 30 ↓-2
Moama 121.9 31 ↔0
Batemans Bay 122.9 32 ↔0
Coffs Harbour 126.2 33 ↔0
Tumut 127.9 34 ↔0
Cooma 130.9 35 ↔0
Ballina n/a n/a n/a
Bulahdelah n/a n/a n/a
Forster n/a n/a n/a
Griffith n/a n/a n/a
Gundagai n/a n/a n/a
Gunnedah n/a n/a n/a
Hay n/a n/a n/a
Leeton n/a n/a n/a
Lithgow n/a n/a n/a
Maitland n/a n/a n/a
Moss Vale n/a n/a n/a
Murwillumbah n/a n/a n/a
Nowra n/a n/a n/a
Port Macquarie n/a n/a n/a
Singleton n/a n/a n/a
Taree n/a n/a n/a
Tweed Heads South n/a n/a n/a
Wauchope n/a n/a n/a
West Wyalong n/a n/a n/a
Woolgoolga n/a n/a n/a
Yass n/a n/a n/a