Figtree's 99c petrol chaos: Hour-long queues, 3km walks to school pick-up

Connor Pearce
Updated May 14 2024 - 9:05pm, first published 4:58pm
Organisers direct traffic outside Metro Petroleum Figtree where petrol was on sale for 99 cents a litre. Picture by Anna Warr
Organisers direct traffic outside Metro Petroleum Figtree where petrol was on sale for 99 cents a litre. Picture by Anna Warr

Motorists have queued for hours to purchase petrol for 99 cents at two Illawarra service stations, inadvertently blocking a pre-school at pick up time in the process.

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Connor Pearce

Connor Pearce

Journalist at Illawarra Mercury

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