Ukrainian conflict will keep upward pressure on fuel prices in short term but possibility of relief looms

Gregor Heard
Updated July 4 2022 - 11:29pm, first published February 28 2022 - 10:50am
SKY HIGH: Fuel prices are already soaring across the country.
SKY HIGH: Fuel prices are already soaring across the country.

AUSTRALIAN motorists are likely to see the worst of the impacts of the Ukraine / Russia conflict on fuel prices in around three weeks when the lift in wholesale prices filters through to send already bloated costs at the bowser up even further.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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