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Western Australia introduces $1000 fines for mobile phone use
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12th Feb 2020
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Western Australia introduces $1000 fines for mobile phone use

Western Australia is joining Queensland in implementing steeper fines and harsher penalties for motorists using their mobile phone while driving. From July 1, 2020, an on-the-spot fine of $1000 and four demerit points will apply to the offence of texting, emailing, using social media, watching videos or accessing the internet while driving. The current penalty for driver phone use in WA is a $400 fine and three demerit points.
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Susannah Guthrie
2018 MG 3 spied in Alice Springs - UPDATE
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26th Feb 2018
2 min read

2018 MG 3 spied in Alice Springs - UPDATE

Update (27/2): MG's local division has confirmed it is expecting the updated MG 3 range in the third quarter of this year. Get the full story here. The facelifted MG3 hatchback has been spied in Alice Springs this week, giving us an early preview of the reworked light car. Spotted by an eagle-eyed CarAdvice reader, the camouflaged hatchback shows its heavily revised face – which is clearly inspired by the ZS crossover – new bumpers, and revised tail-light internals.
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James Wong
CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 15
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15th Jul 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 15

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage,with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews. What happened in the week ending July 15, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below. THE WEEK IN NEWS:
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Tegan Lawson
Car dealers bailed out with $2bn safety net
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5th Dec 2008
1 min read

Car dealers bailed out with $2bn safety net

In the wake of plummeting new car sales and increased pressure on dealerships, the Australian Government has announced a $2 billion safety net to prevent the financial collapse of the car sales industry. Car dealers facing financial crisis will now be underwritten by a Government debt guarantee, amid the withdrawal of two major financiers.
George Skentzos
Petrol to hit $1.50 per litre
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2nd Jan 2008
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Petrol to hit $1.50 per litre

In what may be an ominous sign of things to come, petrol prices are set to hit a record $1.50 litre mean average within the next week. Oil prices again hit the $100USD per barrel mark last night driving the pump price up as demand continues to outstrip supply.
Matt Brogan
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