Retail trade

Report

30 Jan 2019
242

The report provides a holistic account of current challenges facing the integration of data-intensive technologies, such as crop management tools and “smart” tractors in agricultural technology, and self-checkout stands in grocery stores.

Report

15 Nov 2018
16

This regulatory impact assessment looks at whether to confirm agreement in principle to a mandatory phase out of single-use plastic shopping bags in New Zealand.

Briefing paper

2 Jul 2018
176

Reduced Sunday and holiday penalty rates for retail and hospitality workers have failed to ignite the 'boom' in employment, as promised by employer groups who supported the change.

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
9

This paper aims to comprehend the prospect of small independent retailers ‘in categorised shopping centres by analysing consumer browsing behaviour in the Australian retail market. Furthermore, the paper examines the significance of extended trading hours in facilitating consumer browsing behaviour in shopping centres. The role...

Conference paper

The legacy of 'local option' controls on alcohol in Melbourne
18 Jun 2018
5

When Melbourne’s two ‘dry zones’ had compulsory ballots for restaurant and café liquor licences removed in 2015, news accounts surmised that “a hangover from the anti-alcohol movement of the 1920s had finally been relegated to the history books”. Yet the dry zones are chapters in...

Report

13 May 2018
106

The ACCC analysed monthly and annual average retail petrol prices in 2017, to identify the highest and lowest priced major retailers of petrol (on average) in each of Australia's five largest cities.

Report

4 May 2018
112

This final report provides the review panel’s recommendations on consumers' continued access to affordable medicines, future remuneration, regulation and other arrangements that apply to pharmacies and wholesalers for the dispensing and supply of medicines and other services provided under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

Evaluation

18 Dec 2017
7

The America’s Cup defence, to be held in Auckland in 2021, will require a sizeable investment to be made in facilities, planning, organisations and associated events, to ensure that Auckland and New Zealand maximise the opportunities presented to deliver significant positive economic impacts.

Report

14 Dec 2017
15

Market studies are used by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to help promote effective competition in markets. Studies are normally undertaken where a number of concerns about market conduct have been raised, and a detailed examination of market characteristics could help to determine...

Commentary

5 Dec 2017
27

The arrival of Amazon in Australia may signal a change in how we navigate industrial relations and workers rights.

Article

17 Nov 2017
28

This article looks at how people’s access to neighbourhood centres and the diversity of buildings and commercial uses found there influences how, and to what extent, we interact.

Draft report

10 Aug 2017
78

This ACCC draft report contains a number of key findings and recommendations for improving consumer protection and promoting competition in new car retailing and associated markets.

Discussion paper

1 Aug 2017
185

The report explores the association between low alcohol prices and high levels of alcohol-related harm in the Northern Territory. It examines the impact of floor prices implemented in other countries to consider how similar policies might work in Australia.

Journal article

29 Jun 2017
44

This paper examines the role of court judgements on efforts in Australia to regulate the harmful use of alcohol.

Report

23 Jun 2017
120

The vision underpinning this interim report is for an integrated and sustainable community pharmacy sector, which is adaptive to the inevitable changes in health care given Australia’s ageing population, rapid advances in technology and ongoing Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) reform.

Discussion paper

Addressing physical availability of alcohol in Australia and the UK
30 May 2017
256

This report compares and assesses the policies that regulate the physical availability of alcohol in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Report

19 Apr 2017
312

Executive Summary This is the fourth report produced by Baptist World Aid Australia examining labour rights management systems in the fashion industry. It grades 106 companies, from A to F, on the strength of their systems to mitigate against the risks of forced labour,...

Report

7 Mar 2017
61

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 beef sales....

Briefing paper

23 Feb 2017
136

Section 156 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) provides that the Commission must conduct a four yearly review of modern awards (the Review). The Commission’s task in the Review is to decide whether a particular modern award achieves the modern awards objective....

Discussion paper

30 Jan 2017
136

This discussion paper seeks comments to inform the review of electricity and gas retail markets in Victoria.

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