Latest ACCC News

ARA welcomes ACCC draft determination on collective leasing negotiation
OAIC to enforce privacy safeguards in new Consumer Data Right
Consumer Data Right arrives
Open Banking data flows from today
Consumer Data Right goes live for data sharing
Dairy code compliance under ACCC scrutiny
Energy Data Right to foster competition
Paltry returns for poultry meat farmers
Don’t mistake hand sanitiser for food or drink
New safety standard for aquatic toys
ACCC applies to High Court for special leave to appeal Pacific National merger decision
Consumers urged to look out for unexpected international transaction fees
Scams target all sections of Australian society including CALD and Indigenous communities
GM Holden must honour its promise
Business email compromise scams cost Australians $132 million
Dodo and iPrimus in court for alleged misleading broadband speed claims
Westpac warns of spread of scams targeting Australians during COVID-19
Scams cost Australians over $630 million
Minister seeks investigation into Warwick fuel prices
Minister seeks investigation into Hervey Bay fuel prices
Minister seeks investigation into North West Qld fuel prices
Minister seeks investigation into Emerald fuel prices
GM Holden must act in good faith
TWU welcomes ACCC monitoring of aviation but demands urgent Government action to save jobs
Coal producers to be authorised to collectively negotiate with Port of Newcastle
ACCC to monitor competition in domestic airline market
ACCC directed to monitor domestic air passenger services
Qantas offers refunds for flight cancellations
Fairer terms for wine grape growers but concerns remain about payment periods
Councils call for certainty for communities from Basin Plan
Wallenius Wilhelmsen pleads guilty to criminal cartel conduct
Google’s purchase of Fitbit raises preliminary competition concerns
AFG and Connective mortgage aggregator deal not opposed
Caravanning Queensland’s proposed ‘loyalty program’ raises competition concerns
Lime e-scooters undertakes to address concerns about safety misrepresentations
Easier comparisons now available for foreign currency conversions
TWU calls for ACCC to withdraw jail threat to driver
Appeal on Kleenex flushable wipes claim dismissed
New safety standard for projectile toys
Quantum Housing to pay $700,000 in penalties for misleading property owners
Lumibird-Ellex deal not opposed
Insurers to be authorised to continue relief measures for small businesses
New and stronger energy laws to put Australian families and small businesses first
Sony to pay $3.5 million penalty for misrepresenting PlayStation gamers’ rights
Proposal to set minimum advertised prices for Dewalt power tools rejected
NBN Co misled Canberra consumers about needing to move to NBN
EB Games undertakes to refund consumers for Fallout 76 game
Woolworths to extend dairy levy support for 12 months and introduce new $5m fund to help with on-farm efficiency