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Opposition calls for no increase in fuel excise

The effect of rising prices comes under scruitiny

By ABC online - 18th January 2001 - Back to News

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The Federal Opposition has called on the Government not to increase the fuel excise next month.

The Parliamentary Labor Party's Petrol Price Inquiry interim report will be released tomorrow, and will highlight the effect of rising petrol prices on industry.

Inquiry secretary Craig Emerson says rural communities are particularly hard hit, with the GST adding to the burden of high world oil prices.

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