New England businesses tip budget's fuel tax relief to be helpful, but only a little bit

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated March 30 2022 - 5:12am, first published 5:05am

A flagged cut to petrol taxes in Tuesday night's federal budget has been welcomed by local transport firms, but fuel prices could stay higher in rural areas longer than the city.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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