Here”s a snapshot of oil prices on the global market. This one is for one of the oil markets, Brent Crude. Australia is tied to Tapis Crude, but from this chart you can see general trends in prices that are affecting us over time.
The chart speaks for itself. Note that by clicking on the four options below the casino online chart you can see how oil prices are changing over different periods time frames. The spike in 2008 coincides with the global financial meltdown and this is followed by a steady but inexorable growth in price.
(Note that this chart updates automatically so you can refer to it any time.)