Competition

NARROWER TERMS:
Briefing paper

Q&As: Draft news media and digital platforms mandatory bargaining code

The ACCC has developed this draft mandatory code of conduct to address bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and each of Google and Facebook.
Report

Consumer protection frameworks for new energy products and services and the traditional sale of energy in Australia

The purpose of this report is to step back from the specific detail of current arrangements and focus on foundational questions around the rationales for consumer protection frameworks in the energy sector.
Report

Assessing the competitiveness and efficiency of the Victorian energy retail market

In consultation with interested stakeholders and the public, the Essential Services Commission has developed a framework and approach to help assess whether the Victorian energy retail market is delivering good value to energy consumers.
Strategy

Energy compliance and enforcement priorities 2019–20

The priority areas set out in this document will be the focus of the Essential Services Commission's compliance and enforcement work for the next year. By promoting and enforcing compliance in these areas, the Commission aims to restore trust in the energy market.
Report

Australian aviation after COVID-19

This report outlines the principles that should govern an Australian aviation plan to help the industry move towards a more prosperous future that delivers competitive transportation options for the Australian public.
Report

Report on agency effectiveness through organisational design

It is evident that competition agencies face a number of challenges with their organisational structure and the functioning of the organisation. The aim of this report is to share experience among competition agencies in order to improve agency effectiveness.
Briefing paper

Mandatory news media bargaining code: concepts paper

The ACCC has released this concepts paper seeking views on each of the issues to be covered in a mandatory code to address bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and Google and Facebook.
Journal article

Prevention of collusion for innovative construction

In order to ensure healthy competition and alliance among construction stakeholders, this study assessed various measures that can be adopted to minimize or eliminate the practice of collusion in the construction industry.
Report

Economic regulation of airports

This report examines whether current regulatory arrangements constrain the ability of airport operators to exercise their market power over passengers and airlines through unduly high charges, poor service quality, or both.
Report

Choice in banking

Deloitte Access Economics was engaged to explore the factors that motivate consumer choices in retail banking. This report uses new evidence from a nationally representative survey of Australian retail banking consumers to understand the underlying preferences driving consumer choices over banks throughout a customer’s relationship...