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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 15 January
Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Leeton 126.5 1 ↑2
Temora 127.6 2 ↔0
Moama 129.9 3 ↓-2
Cootamundra 131.2 4 ↑10
Hay 131.2 5 ↑14
Griffith 133.1 6 ↑22
Tweed Heads South 133.6 7 ↑32
Casino 134.1 8 ↑4
Deniliquin 134.3 9 ↑18
Broken Hill 134.9 10 ↓-3
Wagga Wagga 135.5 11 ↑7
Inverell 135.8 12 ↑17
Grafton 135.9 13 ↑8
Murwillumbah 136.1 14 ↑27
Moruya 136.2 15 ↑10
Cooma 136.6 16 ↑28
Wollongong 136.7 17 ↑33
Gunnedah 136.9 18 ↓-3
Tamworth 137.3 19 ↑7
Moree 137.4 20 ↓-4
Wauchope 137.5 21 ↑21
West Wyalong 137.9 22 ↑15
Forbes 138.2 23 ↑8
Woolgoolga 138.7 24 ↑23
Mudgee 139.1 25 ↑15
Newcastle 139.3 26 ↓-9
Goulburn 140.1 27 ↓-19
Lismore 140.1 28 ↑2
Sydney 140.3 29 ↑28
Glen Innes 140.4 30 ↓-26
Armidale 140.7 31 ↓-7
Forster 140.9 32 ↑20
Tumut 140.9 33 ↑21
Central Coast 141.1 34 ↓-21
Nowra 141.2 35 ↓-1
Singleton 141.3 36 ↓-3
Kempsey 141.6 37 ↓-28
Yass 141.8 38 ↑10
Ballina 141.9 39 ↑4
Port Macquarie 142.3 40 ↓-29
Mittagong 142.6 41 ↑5
Bega 142.7 42 ↑9
Taree 143 43 ↓-8
Albury 143.2 44 ↓-39
Coffs Harbour 143.5 45 ↓-25
Parkes 143.6 46 ↓-8
Canberra 143.7 47 ↓-11
Maitland 143.9 48 ↓-38
Moss Vale 143.9 49 ↑6
Gundagai 144.2 50 ↑3
Batemans Bay 144.3 51 ↓-19
Lithgow 144.4 52 ↓-7
Bulahdelah 144.6 53 ↑3
Dubbo 145 54 ↓-5
Orange 145.3 55 ↓-32
Bathurst 145.5 56 ↓-50
Muswellbrook 146 57 ↓-35

  Week ending 8 January
Change in rank
Location ULP Rank +/
Moama 122.8 1 ↑1
Albury 124.3 2 ↑1
Temora 125.4 3 ↑2
Newcastle 125.8 4 ↑3
Glen Innes 126.0 5 ↑1
Goulburn 126.1 6 ↑3
Port Macquarie 126.3 7 ↑1
Bathurst 126.4 8 ↑6
Leeton 126.4 9 ↑2
Maitland 126.7 10 ↑10
Kempsey 127.2 11 ↑4
Central Coast 127.4 12 ↑4
Hay 128.2 13 ↔0
Gunnedah 128.4 14 ↓-2
Tamworth 128.4 15 ↑4
Griffith 128.5 16 ↑1
Coffs Harbour 128.5 17 ↑1
Moree 128.6 18 ↑9
Broken Hill 128.8 19 ↑6
Orange 128.9 20 ↑9
Casino 128.9 21 ↑7
Canberra 128.9 22 ↑4
Cootamundra 129.0 23 ↓-13
Deniliquin 129.2 24 ↓-1
Wagga Wagga 129.2 25 ↑10
Muswellbrook 129.3 26 ↑6
Inverell 129.6 27 ↓-7
Lismore 129.8 28 ↓-7
Grafton 129.8 29 ↓-7
Singleton 129.8 30 ↑4
Wollongong 129.9 31 ↓-27
West Wyalong 130.0 32 ↓-2
Armidale 130.4 33 ↓-2
Moruya 130.5 34 ↓-1
Taree 130.6 35 ↑2
Batemans Bay 131.0 36 ↑3
Forbes 131.8 37 ↓-1
Nowra 131.8 38 ↑8
Lithgow 132.1 39 ↑1
Mudgee 132.6 40 ↑4
Moss Vale 132.7 41 ↓-3
Mittagong 132.7 42 ↑3
Wauchope 133.3 43 ↓-2
Woolgoolga 133.4 44 ↓-2
Parkes 133.5 45 ↑6
Cooma 133.7 46 ↑1
Sydney 133.7 47 ↓-46
Murwillumbah 133.8 48 ↔0
Dubbo 133.8 49 ↑3
Bega 133.9 50 ↓-1
Tweed Heads South 134.1 51 ↑2
Ballina 134.4 52 ↓-2
Forster 135.6 53 ↑1
Tumut 135.6 54 ↓-11
Yass 135.8 55 ↔0
Gundagai 136.3 56 ↔0
Bulahdelah 137.2 57 ↔0
 Diesel prices
  Week ending 15 January
Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Cootamundra 126.2 1 ↑5
Glen Innes 126.3 2 ↑5
Temora 126.6 3 ↓-1
Casino 127.3 4 ↑1
Moama 127.4 5 ↓-4
Gunnedah 127.9 6 ↑2
Sydney 128.1 7 ↑13
Yass 128.1 8 ↑2
Hay 128.2 9 ↑12
Leeton 128.5 10 ↑15
Orange 128.5 11 ↓-2
Forbes 128.7 12 ↓-8
Moree 129 13 ↓-10
Lismore 129.2 14 ↑1
Wagga Wagga 129.3 15 ↓-2
Kempsey 129.4 16 ↔0
Newcastle 129.4 17 ↑2
Wollongong 129.4 18 ↓-4
Griffith 129.7 19 ↑4
Albury 130 20 ↑8
Maitland 130.3 21 ↑6
Ballina 130.4 22 ↓-11
Tweed Heads South 130.5 23 ↓-6
Central Coast 130.6 24 ↓-6
Inverell 130.6 25 ↑10
Goulburn 130.7 26 ↓-14
Singleton 130.7 27 ↑3
Tamworth 130.8 28 ↓-2
Wauchope 130.9 29 ↑3
Grafton 131 30 ↓-6
Deniliquin 131.5 31 ↑6
Dubbo 131.5 32 ↑12
Port Macquarie 131.9 33 ↔0
Nowra 132.3 34 ↑8
Canberra 132.4 35 ↑8
Moruya 132.5 36 ↑9
Taree 132.6 37 ↓-6
West Wyalong 132.9 38 ↑2
Armidale 133.2 39 ↓-10
Coffs Harbour 133.2 40 ↓-2
Moss Vale 133.3 41 ↑8
Murwillumbah 133.4 42 ↑6
Mittagong 133.5 43 ↓-2
Broken Hill 134.1 44 ↑2
Bathurst 134.2 45 ↓-9
Batemans Bay 134.6 46 ↓-12
Mudgee 134.6 47 ↔0
Forster 134.7 48 ↑3
Lithgow 134.7 49 ↓-27
Cooma 135.2 50 ↑2
Muswellbrook 135.9 51 ↓-12
Tumut 136.5 52 ↑2
Gundagai 136.6 53 ↔0
Parkes 137.2 54 ↑1
Bulahdelah 137.9 55 ↑1
Bega 138.6 56 ↓-6

  Week ending 8 January
Change in rank
Location Diesel Rank +/
Temora 123.9 1 ↑1
Moama 124.4 2 ↑7
Forbes 124.4 3 ↓-2
Moree 124.7 4 ↑1
Gunnedah 125.4 5 ↓-2
Orange 125.4 6 ↑6
Glen Innes 125.5 7 ↑3
Griffith 125.5 8 ↓-2
Cootamundra 125.6 9 ↓-5
Casino 125.6 10 ↑3
Lismore 125.7 11 ↓-4
Goulburn 125.8 12 ↓-4
Yass 126.2 13 ↑11
Lithgow 126.3 14 ↑2
Ballina 126.3 15 ↓-4
Newcastle 126.3 16 ↑1
Kempsey 126.4 17 ↑3
Central Coast 126.5 18 ↑4
Tamworth 126.6 19 ↓-1
Wollongong 126.6 20 ↑3
Wagga Wagga 126.6 21 ↑5
Hay 126.9 22 ↓-3
Tweed Heads South 127.1 23 ↓-9
Armidale 127.1 24 ↓-3
Albury 127.2 25 ↑2
Port Macquarie 127.4 26 8
Maitland 127.4 27 ↑6
Leeton 127.7 28 ↓-3
Bathurst 127.7 29 ↑3
Sydney 127.8 30 ↑6
Canberra 127.8 31 ↔0
Singleton 128.2 32 ↓-4
Inverell 128.2 33 ↓-4
Batemans Bay 128.3 34 ↑4
Wauchope 128.3 35 ↓-5
Grafton 128.5 36 ↓-2
Taree 128.6 37 ↓-4
Deniliquin 128.6 38 ↓-1
Dubbo 128.7 39 ↓-4
West Wyalong 128.7 40 ↓-1
Muswellbrook 128.8 41 ↓-1
Mittagong 128.8 42 ↑2
Coffs Harbour 129.2 43 ↔0
Nowra 129.2 44 ↑1
Moss Vale 129.4 45 ↓-3
Forster 130.3 46 ↑1
Moruya 130.4 47 ↓-1
Mudgee 131.1 48 ↑2
Gundagai 131.1 49 ↓-1
Broken Hill 131.4 50 ↓-1
Bega 131.7 51 ↔0
Murwillumbah 132.1 52 ↔0
Cooma 133.2 53 ↑1
Bulahdelah 133.5 54 ↑1
Tumut 134.1 55 ↓-2
Parkes 135.1 56 ↔0