Latest ACCC News

Chicken meat processors address potential unfair contract terms
Consultation commences on future regulation of NBN
Consumers urged to check solar energy storage batteries due to fire risk
Pact Group’s acquisition of Synergy Packaging not opposed
Culligan’s proposed acquisition of Waterlogic not opposed subject to divestiture
Telstra, TPG and Optus lose wholesale market share for NBN services to smaller providers
Court dismisses Viagogo’s appeal on misleading representations and penalty
Major parties need to work harder to support women and families: Scorecard
Australians will switch their telco provider if price is right
Scott Morrison’s anti-ICAC argument ignores vast sums of federal spending
Clothing retailer Tiger Mist pays penalties for allegedly misleading consumers about return rights
ACCC seeking to reduce toppling furniture dangers
Interim authorisation for Virgin Australia and United Airlines codeshare pricing
Outcome of consultation on recovered fines
Further detail on Dairy Code obligations ahead of new dairy season
Tricks used by phone scammers exposed in new study
Peak body backs calls for independent competition inquiry
Qantas to acquire Alliance Aviation to better support resources segment
Renewed Call for Review of $4.5 Billion Carbon Credit Scheme
Allens acts for Veolia on GCR Awards 2022 Merger Control Matter of Year
Global collaboration among competition regulators crucial
Telstra partners with Fetch to evolve its home and entertainment offerings for T25
Concerning issues for consumers and sellers on online marketplaces
THL’s proposed acquisition of Apollo raises preliminary competition concerns
Election 2022: small business council calls for competition reform to stop greedy monopolies
Four ways to protect yourself against financial fraud
Uber in court for misleading statements about Uber taxi fares and cancellation fees
Trivago to pay $44.7 million in penalties for misleading consumers over hotel room rates
ACCC appeals dismissal of Mazda unconscionable conduct allegations
Post-mortem on high cost of dying
Update on NBN Co’s proposed variation to Special Access Undertaking
Honda in court for allegedly misleading consumers about dealership closures
Regional NSW critical path to election victory
Financial Fraud and Regulating Google and Facebook
Important changes to Franchising Code
Labor’s Plan to Future-Proof Australia’s Water Resources
New rules to protect consumers against SIM swap fraud
Petrol retailers starting to pass through fuel excise cut
Three months to go for button battery safety standards
Prime Minister – Transcript – Press Conference – Mortdale, NSW
Scammers targeting victims again through money recovery scams
Appointment to Australian Competition Tribunal
Next generation analytics to support wine industry
New Statement of Expectations for Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Getting back to business: Commonwealth Bank presents SmallBiz Week
Labor’s Plan for Cheaper Child Care
ACCC to conduct public inquiry into regional mobile tower access
Port of Geelong acquisition raises preliminary competition concerns