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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.

Historical averages

 Unleaded petrol prices
  Week ending 4 December Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Maitland 118.9 1 ↑2
Moama 119.8 2 ↑2
Leeton 120.2 3 ↑3
Albury 120.5 4 ↑1
Temora 121.1 5 ↑5
Goulburn 121.2 6 ↑3
Cootamundra 121.7 7 ↔0
Hay 121.9 8 ↔0
Gunnedah 122.5 9 ↑2
Newcastle 122.9 10 ↑6
Port Macquarie 122.9 11 ↑4
Broken Hill 123.1 12 ↔0
Muswellbrook 123.1 13 ↑5
West Wyalong 123.1 14 ↔0
Kempsey 123.8 15 ↓-2
Glen Innes 123.9 16 ↑3
Moruya 124.2 17 ↔0
Central Coast 124.4 18 ↑5
Grafton 125 19 ↑1
Griffith 125 20 ↑1
Tamworth 125.4 21 ↑1
Coffs Harbour 126.2 22 ↑2
Wauchope 126 23 ↑4
Moree 126.2 24 ↑1
Lithgow 126.4 25 ↑1
Deniliquin 126.8 26 ↑2
Inverell 126.8 27 ↑3
Wollongong 127 28 ↓-27
Lismore 127.2 29 ↔0
Armidale 127.7 30 ↑2
Bathurst 128 31 ↑12
Casino 128.2 32 ↑2
Murwillumbah 128.2 33 ↓-2
Tumut 128.2 34 ↑2
Wagga Wagga 128.3 35 ↓-2
Orange 128.4 36 ↑1
Canberra 128.5 37 ↑4
Cooma 128.5 38 ↑1
Singleton 128.6 39 ↓-1
Woolgoolga 128.7 40 ↔0
Forbes 128.9 41 ↓-6
Mudgee 129 42 ↔0
Mittagong 129.6 43 ↑1
Moss Vale 129.9 44 ↑1
Ballina 130.1 45 ↑1
Taree 130.2 46 ↑1
Sydney 130.4 47 ↓-45
Bega 130.7 48 ↔0
Batemans Bay 132.7 49 ↔0
Parkes 133.3 50 ↔0
Yass 133.7 51 ↔0
Dubbo 133.8 52 ↔0
Gundagai 133.9 53 ↔0
Tweed Heads South 134.1 54 ↑1
Forster 134.2 55 ↓-1
Nowra 134.3 56 ↔0
Bulahdelah 135.4 57 ↔0

  Week ending 27 November
Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Sydney 110.2 1 ↔0
Wollongong 117.8 2 ↑7
Albury 120.1 3 ↑1
Leeton 120.2 4 ↓-2
Moama 120.5 5 ↓-2
Hay 121.9 6 ↓-1
Cootamundra 122.1 7 ↓-1
Temora 122.1 8 ↑4
Maitland 122.4 9 ↑31
Gunnedah 122.5 10 ↓-3
West Wyalong 123.1 11 ↔0
Broken Hill 123.3 12 ↓-4
Goulburn 123.3 13 ↑4
Port Macquarie 123.3 14 ↑18
Kempsey 123.5 15 ↓-5
Muswellbrook 124.2 16 ↑4
Newcastle 124.4 17 ↑1
Moruya 124.5 18 ↓-4
Grafton 125.1 19 ↓-4
Tamworth 125.3 20 ↓-1
Griffith 125.4 21 ↓-8
Murwillumbah 126 22 ↓-1
Central Coast 126.4 23 ↑2
Coffs Harbour 126.5 24 ↔0
Deniliquin 126.6 25 ↓-9
Moree 126.7 26 ↑1
Wauchope 127.1 27 ↑9
Lismore 127.3 28 ↑18
Inverell 127.4 29 ↓-3
Lithgow 127.8 30 ↓-8
Armidale 127.9 31 ↓-2
Casino 128.2 32 ↑13
Tumut 128.2 33 ↓-10
Orange 128.4 34 ↑7
Canberra 128.7 35 ↓-4
Wagga Wagga 128.7 36 ↓-8
Woolgoolga 128.7 37 ↓-7
Forbes 128.9 38 ↓-5
Singleton 128.9 39 ↑4
Bathurst 129.8 40 ↑2
Cooma 129.9 41 ↓-6
Moss Vale 129.9 42 ↓-3
Ballina 130.2 43 ↓-9
Mudgee 130.2 44 ↓-7
Taree 130.9 45 ↓-7
Bega 132.4 46 ↓-2
Batemans Bay 132.7 47 ↔0
Yass 133.7 48 ↑1
Gundagai 133.9 49 ↑1
Forster 134.1 50 ↑1
Parkes 134.1 51 ↑4
Dubbo 134.2 52 ↓-4
Tweed Heads South 134.4 53 ↓-1
Nowra 134.7 54 ↓-1
Bulahdelah 135.4 55 ↓-1
 Diesel prices
  Week ending 4 December Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Gunnedah 119.2 1 ↔0
Forbes 119.6 2 ↔0
Temora 119.9 3 ↔0
Leeton 120 4 ↔0
Hay 120.2 5 ↑2
Sydney 120.2 6 ↔0
Goulburn 120.9 7 ↑3
Griffith 121 8 ↑3
Newcastle 121.1 9 ↔0
Wollongong 121.2 10 ↓-2
Cootamundra 121.5 11 ↓-6
Wauchope 121.8 12 ↔0
Albury 122 13 ↔0
Maitland 122.3 14 ↑1
Wagga Wagga 122.3 15 ↓-1
Casino 122.5 16 ↑1
Central Coast 122.6 17 ↓-1
Inverell 122.8 18 ↑5
Lithgow 122.8 19 ↑10
West Wyalong 122.9 20 ↑7
Taree 123 21 ↔0
Glen Innes 123.1 22 ↔0
Mittagong 123.1 23 ↑1
Moree 123.1 24 ↑1
Port Macquarie 123.1 25 ↓-6
Tamworth 123.1 26 ↓-6
Kempsey 123.2 27 ↓-9
Ballina 123.4 28 ↔0
Moama 123.4 29 ↑1
Orange 123.5 30 ↑1
Lismore 123.6 31 ↑1
Moruya 123.7 32 ↓-6
Yass 123.8 33 ↑5
Muswellbrook 123.9 34 ↔0
Armidale 124 35 ↔0
Canberra 124.3 36 ↔0
Dubbo 124.4 37 ↑2
Grafton 124.4 38 ↓-1
Batemans Bay 124.6 39 ↑1
Bathurst 124.7 40 ↑2
Moss Vale 124.7 41 ↔0
Singleton 124.8 42 ↑2
Broken Hill 125.1 43 ↔0
Tweed Heads South 125.1 44 ↓-11
Deniliquin 125.2 45 ↔0
Nowra 125.4 46 ↔0
Mudgee 126.2 47 ↔0
Coffs Harbour 126.6 48 ↑1
Gundagai 126.6 49 ↑1
Bega 127.1 50 ↓-2
Forster 127.2 51 ↔0
Murwillumbah 127.7 52 ↔0
Bulahdelah 127.9 53 ↑1
Tumut 128.2 54 ↓-1
Cooma 128.5 55 ↔0
Parkes 130 56 ↔0

  Week ending 27 November
Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Gunnedah 119.2 1 ↔0
Forbes 119.5 2 ↔0
Leeton 120 3 ↑5
Cootamundra 120.1 4 ↓-1
Sydney 120.1 5 ↑1
Temora 120.1 6 ↓-2
Hay 120.2 7 ↓-2
Goulburn 120.5 8 ↓-1
Wollongong 120.6 9 ↑1
Griffith 121.3 10 ↓-1
Newcastle 121.4 11 ↔0
Albury 121.8 12 ↔0
Central Coast 122.2 13 ↔0
Wauchope 122.2 14 ↑11
Casino 122.4 15 ↓-1
Wagga Wagga 122.7 16 ↓-1
Kempsey 122.8 17 ↓-1
Port Macquarie 122.9 18 ↑3
Tamworth 123.1 19 ↑3
Tweed Heads South 123.1 20 ↓-2
Taree 123.2 21 ↑3
West Wyalong 123.3 22 ↑6
Ballina 123.4 23 ↓-4
Inverell 123.4 24 ↑2
Moama 123.4 25 ↓-5
Moree 123.5 26 ↓-9
Moruya 123.5 27 ↑8
Lismore 123.6 28 ↓-1
Lithgow 123.6 29 ↑1
Orange 123.6 30 ↓-7
Yass 123.7 31 ↑13
Armidale 124 32 ↓-3
Grafton 124.3 33 ↑1
Maitland 124.4 34 ↓-3
Muswellbrook 124.4 35 ↑3
Bathurst 124.5 36 ↑6
Dubbo 124.5 37 ↓-4
Batemans Bay 124.6 38 ↑1
Moss Vale 124.7 39 ↓-3
Singleton 124.8 40 ↓-3
Canberra 125 41 ↓-1
Deniliquin 125.2 42 ↓-10
Broken Hill 125.4 43 ↓-2
Nowra 125.4 44 ↓-1
Bega 126.3 45 ↑2
Mudgee 126.4 46 ↑2
Coffs Harbour 126.5 47 ↓-2
Gundagai 126.6 48 ↓-2
Murwillumbah 127.2 49 ↑1
Forster 127.5 50 ↓-1
Tumut 128.2 51 ↔0
Bulahdelah 128.5 52 ↔0
Cooma 129.8 53 ↔0
Parkes 130 54 ↔0