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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 25 September
Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Tweed Heads South 103.1 1           ↑5
Goulburn 103.7 2 ↓-1
Orange 105.9 3 ↓-1
Newcastle 106 4 ↓-1
Central Coast 107.4 5 ↓-1
Maitland 108.9 6 ↓-1
Albury 111.1 7 ↔0
Casino 111.4 8 ↑1
Batemans Bay 111.6 9 ↓-1
Bathurst 112.4 10 ↔0
Singleton 113.8 11 ↑1
Nowra 114 12 ↑4
Grafton 114.3 13 ↓-2
Leeton 114.7 14 ↓-1
Coffs Harbour 115.3 15 ↔0
Lismore 115.8 16 ↑2
Temora 115.9 17 ↑2
Dubbo 116.4 18 ↑3
Broken Hill 116.8 19 ↑1
Forbes 116.9 20 ↑2
Moama 116.9 21 ↑2
Cootamundra 117.9 22 ↑2
Canberra 118.8 23 ↑2
Inverell 119.2 24 ↑2
Wagga Wagga 119.3 25 ↑2
Armidale 119.4 26 ↑2
Kempsey 119.6 27 ↑2
Port Macquarie 120 28 ↑2
Ballina 120.5 29 ↑2
Moruya 120.8 30 ↑2
Parkes 120.8 31 ↑2
Taree 120.9 32 ↑3
Wauchope 120.9 33 ↑1
Tamworth 121.1 34 ↑2
Deniliquin 121.7 35 ↑2
Muswellbrook 121.8 36 ↑2
Tumut 122.9 37 ↑3
Wollongong 123.3 38 ↓-21
Mudgee 123.4 39 ↔0
Moree 124.5 40 ↑1
Griffith 124.7 41 ↑1
Bega 125.9 42 ↑1
Cooma 126.1 43 ↑1
Sydney 130.9 44 ↓-30
Bulahdelah n/a 45 n/a
Buronga 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 18 September
Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Goulburn 104.3 1 ↔0
Orange 106.4 2 ↔0
Newcastle 106.8 3 ↑35
Central Coast 108 4 ↑38
Maitland 108.9 5 ↑39
Tweed Heads South 109.5 6 ↓-3
Albury 111.1 7 ↓- 2
Batemans Bay 111.6 8 ↓- 4
Casino 111.9 9 ↓- 3
Bathurst 113.2 10 ↓- 3
Grafton 113.6 11 ↓- 2
Singleton 114.4 12 ↑31
Leeton 114.7 13 ↓- 5
Sydney 115.2 14 ↑27
Coffs Harbour 115.4 15 ↓- 5
Nowra 115.7 16 ↓- 1
Wollongong 115.7 17 ↑16
Lismore 115.8 18 ↓- 6
Temora 115.9 19 ↓- 6
Broken Hill 116 20 ↓- 9
Dubbo 116.4 21 ↓- 7
Forbes 116.9 22 ↓- 6
Moama 116.9 23 ↓- 6
Cootamundra 117.9 24 ↓- 6
Canberra 118.7 25 ↓- 6
Inverell 119.2 26 ↓- 6
Wagga Wagga 119.2 27 ↓- 5
Armidale 119.4 28 ↓- 7
Kempsey 119.9 29 ↓- 4
Port Macquarie 120 30 ↓- 7
Ballina 120.5 31 ↓- 7
Moruya 120.9 32 ↓- 6
Parkes 120.9 33 ↓- 6
Wauchope 120.9 34 ↓- 5
Taree 121 35 ↓-4
Tamworth 121.1 36 ↓- 8
Deniliquin 121.2 37 ↓- 7
Muswellbrook 121.8 38 ↓- 6
Mudgee 122.9 39 ↓- 5
Tumut 122.9 40 ↓- 5
Moree 123.9 41 ↓- 5
Griffith 124.7 42 ↓- 5
Bega 125.9 43 ↓- 4
Cooma 126.2 44 ↓- 4
Bulahdelah n/a 45 n/a
Buronga 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 25 September
Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Sydney 113.3 1         ↔0
Casino 113.9 2 ↑1
Orange 114.1 3 ↓-1
Newcastle 114.2 4 ↔0
Armidale 114.9 5 ↔0
Temora 115.2 6 ↑1
Goulburn 115.3 7 ↑1
Central Coast 115.4 8 ↑1
Albury 115.9 9 ↑2
Tamworth 115.9 10 ↑5
Cootamundra 116.4 11 ↓-1
Batemans Bay 116.9 12 ↓-6
Forbes 116.9 13 ↓-1
Bathurst 117 14 ↓-1
Lismore 117.2 15 ↓-1
Wollongong 117.7 16 ↔0
Kempsey 118.1 17 ↑3
Wagga Wagga 118.3 18 ↓-1
Dubbo 118.4 19 ↓-1
Inverell 118.4 20 ↓-1
Moree 118.9 21 ↔0
Deniliquin 119.6 22 ↑1
Muswellbrook 119.9 23 ↑1
Grafton 120.1 24 ↑1
Parkes 120.2 25 ↑1
Broken Hill 120.3 26 ↓-4
Canberra 120.3 27 ↔0
Bega 121.4 28 ↑1
Moruya 121.4 29 ↓-1
Moama 121.9 30 ↔0
Mudgee 121.9 31 ↔0
Tumut 124.9 32 ↔0
Coffs Harbour 126.5 33 ↔0
Cooma 128.6 34 ↔0
Ballina n/a 35 n/a
Bulahdelah n/a n/a n/a
Buronga 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 18 September
Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Sydney 113 1 ↑1
Orange 113.6 2 ↑2
Casino 113.9 3 ↔0
Newcastle 114.3 4 ↑1
Armidale 114.9 5 ↑1
Batemans Bay 114.9 6 ↓-5
Temora 115.2 7 ↔0
Goulburn 115.3 8 ↔0
Central Coast 115.6 9 ↔0
Cootamundra 116.2 10 ↑5
Albury 116.6 11 ↔0
Forbes 116.9 12 ↓-2
Bathurst 117 13 ↔0
Lismore 117.2 14 ↔0
Tamworth 117.2 15 ↓-3
Wollongong 117.8 16 ↔0
Wagga Wagga 118.3 17 ↔0
Dubbo 118.4 18 ↔0
Inverell 118.4 19 ↑1
Kempsey 118.4 20 ↓-1
Moree 119.2 21 ↑5
Broken Hill 119.3 22 ↓-1
Deniliquin 119.6 23 ↓-1
Muswellbrook 119.9 24 ↓-1
Grafton 120.1 25 ↑2
Parkes 120.2 26 ↓-2
Canberra 120.4 27 ↓-2
Moruya 121.4 28 ↑3
Bega 121.9 29 ↓-1
Moama 121.9 30 ↓-1
Mudgee 121.9 31 ↓-1
Tumut 124.9 32 ↔0
Coffs Harbour 126.5 33 ↔0
Cooma 131.9 34 ↔0
Ballina n/a 35 n/a
Bulahdelah n/a n/a n/a
Buronga 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