The average household fuel bill has lifted by $27 in the past five months to $161 a month.

This is an 18-month high and is expected rise further following the production cuts announced by OPEC and non-OPEC nations. Currently - filling up the tank with petrol is the biggest weekly purchase of a single item for most families.

Do you need to take the pain out of your hip pocket? Save money on your commute to work - try Co-Hop ride-share and share the costs.

Meet new friends, save on petrol and parking costs while helping to save the planet and reduce congestion – all before you start work. is the fun, easy, safe place for ride-sharing to and from Macquarie Park. Run by Macquarie Connect it makes a difference, already saving commuters money on petrol everyday.

So don't get mad about the price of petrol - do something about it.