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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

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ACCC

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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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Research report

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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Research report

06 Mar 2017

Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Brisbane airports all received an overall weighted rating of ‘good’ for their quality of service in 2015-16.

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This report presents the results of the ACCC's price, financial reporting and quality of service monitoring for...

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Discussion paper

17 Oct 2016

The ACCC has released an issues paper to assist interested parties in making submissions to the ACCC’s new car retailing industry market study. The paper contains:

  • the scope of the market study
  • issues on which the ACCC is seeking information
  • how to make submissions
  • ...
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Discussion paper

05 Sep 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced a market study to examine a range of interrelated matters that have been raised by the industry that may affect the development of competition and efficiency in communications markets over the next five years or thereabouts...

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Discussion paper

04 Jul 2016

On 4 July 2016, the ACCC issued a discussion paper for the wholesale ADSL service declaration inquiry seeking industry views on whether the wholesale ADSL service should continue to be declared.

A number of changes have occurred since the wholesale ADSL service was first declared in 2012...

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Research report

16 May 2016

This report explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community.

Snapshot of 2015

Overall contact levels and financial losses

  • In 2015, the ACCC continued to observe a high level of scams activity in Australia, with
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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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APO Collection(s): 
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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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Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

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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Research report

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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Website

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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Research report

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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Research report

06 Mar 2017

Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Brisbane airports all received an overall weighted rating of ‘good’ for their quality of service in 2015-16.

Summary
This report presents the results of the ACCC's price, financial reporting and quality of service monitoring for...

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Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

17 Oct 2016

The ACCC has released an issues paper to assist interested parties in making submissions to the ACCC’s new car retailing industry market study. The paper contains:

  • the scope of the market study
  • issues on which the ACCC is seeking information
  • how to make submissions
  • ...
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Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

05 Sep 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced a market study to examine a range of interrelated matters that have been raised by the industry that may affect the development of competition and efficiency in communications markets over the next five years or thereabouts...

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Discussion paper

04 Jul 2016

On 4 July 2016, the ACCC issued a discussion paper for the wholesale ADSL service declaration inquiry seeking industry views on whether the wholesale ADSL service should continue to be declared.

A number of changes have occurred since the wholesale ADSL service was first declared in 2012...

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