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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

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ACCC

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16 Nov 2017

Data-driven innovation has allowed consumers to search for better products and deals instantaneously and allows providers to price discriminate based on minute-by-minute demand analysis, but it also creates opportunities for collusion.

In response to tech development, the ACCC now has a...

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13 Nov 2017

There are approximately 380,000 quad bikes in operation in Australia used for in workplaces, recreation, adventure tours and competitive racing. About 20,000 quad bikes are sold each year in Australia and they are one of the leading causes of death and injury on Australian farms. 

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30 Oct 2017

Communication underpins the social and commercial fabric of society. It is essential for all Australians to enable them to undertake daily activities, including maintaining contact with family and friends, and accessing commercial, government, medical and education services. And communication...

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16 Oct 2017

On 27 March 2017 the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to hold an inquiry into the retail supply of electricity and the competitiveness of retail electricity markets in the National Electricity Market (the...

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09 Oct 2017

Petrol prices in Brisbane have been significantly higher than those in the other four largest cities (i.e. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth) in Australia for the last eight years.1 Between 2009–10 and 2016–17, Brisbane motorists paid on average 3.3 cents per litre (cpl) more for petrol than...

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25 Sep 2017

On 19 April 2017, the Australian Government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of and demand for wholesale gas in Australia. The ACCC is required to submit interim reports no less frequently than every six months and provide information to the market as...

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21 Aug 2017

The ACCC is providing more detailed guidance concerning how to implement its principles for advertising the speeds of retail fixed-line broadband plans.

This guide has been prepared in consultation with network operators, retail service providers (RSPs) and consumer representatives. It...

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10 Aug 2017

Buying a new car is a significant purchase for a consumer. The purchase of a car and its ongoing maintenance account for around five per cent of total average household expenditure annually, typically making it second only to housing expenditure in importance. Well-informed consumers and...

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31 May 2017

The Inquiry follows recent work undertaken by a number of organisations – including the Australian Energy Market Commission, Energy Consumers Australia and the Grattan Institute – which highlighted recent electricity price increases on the East Coast of Australia. Similar issues were raised in...

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15 May 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) eighth annual report on scam activity highlights the significant harm scams continue to cause to the Australian community.

In 2016, the ACCC and the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) received a combined 200...

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Discussion paper

13 Nov 2017

There are approximately 380,000 quad bikes in operation in Australia used for in workplaces, recreation, adventure tours and competitive racing. About 20,000 quad bikes are sold each year in Australia and they are one of the leading causes of death and injury on Australian farms. 

The...

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Draft report

30 Oct 2017

Communication underpins the social and commercial fabric of society. It is essential for all Australians to enable them to undertake daily activities, including maintaining contact with family and friends, and accessing commercial, government, medical and education services. And communication...

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16 Oct 2017

On 27 March 2017 the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to hold an inquiry into the retail supply of electricity and the competitiveness of retail electricity markets in the National Electricity Market (the...

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09 Oct 2017

Petrol prices in Brisbane have been significantly higher than those in the other four largest cities (i.e. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth) in Australia for the last eight years.1 Between 2009–10 and 2016–17, Brisbane motorists paid on average 3.3 cents per litre (cpl) more for petrol than...

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25 Sep 2017

On 19 April 2017, the Australian Government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of and demand for wholesale gas in Australia. The ACCC is required to submit interim reports no less frequently than every six months and provide information to the market as...

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Guide

21 Aug 2017

The ACCC is providing more detailed guidance concerning how to implement its principles for advertising the speeds of retail fixed-line broadband plans.

This guide has been prepared in consultation with network operators, retail service providers (RSPs) and consumer representatives. It...

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Draft report

10 Aug 2017

Buying a new car is a significant purchase for a consumer. The purchase of a car and its ongoing maintenance account for around five per cent of total average household expenditure annually, typically making it second only to housing expenditure in importance. Well-informed consumers and...

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Discussion paper

31 May 2017

The Inquiry follows recent work undertaken by a number of organisations – including the Australian Energy Market Commission, Energy Consumers Australia and the Grattan Institute – which highlighted recent electricity price increases on the East Coast of Australia. Similar issues were raised in...

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15 May 2017

 

During this year’s National Consumer Fraud Week (15 - 19 May), Scamwatch is providing advice to Australians to help them ‘spot social media scams’.

Increasing numbers of Australians are encountering—and losing money to—scams on social media. If you use social media, we encourage...

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07 Mar 2017

Changes are needed to improve transparency and competitiveness in Australia’s cattle and beef markets, with an ACCC study highlighting shortcomings in price reporting, a lack of trust in the carcass grading system, and concerns about anti-competitive conduct affecting competition in cattle and...

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