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ACCC focusses on energy, broadband, net economy and financial services in 2018
5 days ago

ACCC focusses on energy, broadband, net economy and financial services in 2018

Chairman Rod Sims has today announced the ACCC’s compliance and enforcement priorities for 2018 at a CEDA event in Sydney.

This year, the regulator will focus on consumer issues in …
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ACCC’s fuel industry monitoring extended to wholesale prices
1 month ago

ACCC’s fuel industry monitoring extended to wholesale prices

By  •  Competition

The scope of the ACCC’s petroleum industry monitoring and reporting is defined by a series of successive directives that are periodically issued by the Federal Government.

The previous directive (issued …
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Promise to end petrol gouging based on myths
2 months ago

Promise to end petrol gouging based on myths

Treasurer Scott Morrison is unlikely to come good on his promise to stamp out Christmas petrol price gouging because it is not illegal and there is no evidence it even happens, experts have …
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BP to consider ACCC’s decision
2 months ago

BP to consider ACCC’s decision

BP acknowledges today’s announcement by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that it intends to oppose its proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ retail fuel business.

“We are disappointed by the …
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ACCC TO OPPOSE BP’S ACQUISITION OF WOOLWORTHS SERVICE STATIONS
2 months ago

ACCC TO OPPOSE BP’S ACQUISITION OF WOOLWORTHS SERVICE STATIONS

The ACCC has announced today that it intends to oppose the proposed acquisition by BP Australia Pty Ltd of Woolworths Limited’s (ASX:WOW) network of retail service station sites.

Woolworths currently …
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Opposition Leader Gary Higgins says MyFuel website $250,000 failure
3 months ago

Opposition Leader Gary Higgins says MyFuel website $250,000 failure

THE Gunner Government’s MyFuel website has been a $250,000 disaster, Opposition leader Gary Higgins said yesterday.

Mr Higgins called on the Government to explain why Darwin was still the most …
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Woolworths’ $1.8bn petrol station sale to BP hit by ACCC delay
3 months ago

Woolworths’ $1.8bn petrol station sale to BP hit by ACCC delay

The protracted ­approval for Woolworths’ sale of a petrol station network to BP for $1.8 billion has hit another delay after the competition regulator said it would delay its consideration …
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ACCC to delay consideration of BP’s acquisition of Woolworths’ service stations
3 months ago

ACCC to delay consideration of BP’s acquisition of Woolworths’ service stations

At the request of BP and Woolworths (ASX: WOW), the ACCC has delayed its consideration of BP’s proposed acquisition of the Woolworths’ retail service station sites so that the ACCC …
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ACCC: Report on the Brisbane petrol market
5 months ago

ACCC: Report on the Brisbane petrol market

Summary

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 …
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ACCC delays call on BP, Woolworths fuel deal
5 months ago

ACCC delays call on BP, Woolworths fuel deal

The competition watchdog has delayed its decision on BP’s $1.8 billion acquisition of more than 500 service stations owned by Woolworths.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said on Wednesday …
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