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ACCC Cross Appointment To The New Zealand Commerce Commission
6 days ago

ACCC Cross Appointment To The New Zealand Commerce Commission

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison and New Zealand Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi have welcomed the cross-appointment of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Commissioner Roger Featherston to the …
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ACCC Compliance message for franchisors – due diligence tip for franchisees
3 weeks ago

ACCC Compliance message for franchisors – due diligence tip for franchisees

Compliance message for franchisors – due diligence tip for franchisees

We always recommend prospective franchisees speak to as many current and former franchisees as they can.

As you’re aware, the Franchising …
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Opinion: On a fuel’s errand we have to ride the price cycle
1 month ago

Opinion: On a fuel’s errand we have to ride the price cycle

The recent release of the petrol price report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) prompted yet another round of petrol industry bashing. While the theatre of this debate is …
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Petrol price probe: Service stations say watchdog doesn’t understand market
2 months ago

Petrol price probe: Service stations say watchdog doesn’t understand market

SERVICE station bosses have launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, accusing it of encouraging anti-competitive behaviour and not understanding how the petrol market works.

“By …
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Petrol prices – what is the actual problem?
2 months ago

Petrol prices – what is the actual problem?

Late last week, the ACCC released one of its regular Quarterly reports into petrol prices in Australia.

The release of the December 2017 Quarterly Report on the Australian petroleum market …
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Profits at the fuel pump highest on record, consumer watchdog says
2 months ago

Profits at the fuel pump highest on record, consumer watchdog says

Fuel retailers have gone to war against the consumer watchdog over claims the industry has gouged buyers in the lead-up to Christmas.

The latest quarterly Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report claims fuel retailers …
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ACCC focusses on energy, broadband, net economy and financial services in 2018
2 months 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
3 months 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
4 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
4 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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