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Regulator steering is risky
4 days ago

Regulator steering is risky

Earlier this week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released a special report that examined the different pricing behaviours of businesses operating in the Australian retail fuels market during …
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‘Petrol is petrol’: Coles Express is country’s most expensive
4 days ago

‘Petrol is petrol’: Coles Express is country’s most expensive

Coles Express is Australia’s most expensive petrol retailer across five capital cities, according to an ACCC analysis of 2018 prices that found it is worth shopping around and seeking out …
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Viva Energy’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Oil’s wholesale business not opposed
2 weeks ago

Viva Energy’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Oil’s wholesale business not opposed

The ACCC won’t oppose the proposed acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent interest in Liberty Oil Holdings Pty Ltd’s (Liberty) wholesale business by Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd (Viva), …
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Weak Aussie dollar has pushed petrol prices to a four-year high
2 months ago

Weak Aussie dollar has pushed petrol prices to a four-year high

The weak Australian dollar has pushed petrol prices to their highest levels in four years.

The consumer watchdog says the main factor to the escalating cost has been the Aussie …
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ACCC approves changes to Shopper dockets
2 months ago

ACCC approves changes to Shopper dockets

By  •  Supermarket

Most industry stakeholders would be aware that the two major supermarkets entered into voluntary undertakings with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in 2012 in response to a substantial body …
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Weak Australian dollar sees petrol prices at highest level in four years
2 months ago

Weak Australian dollar sees petrol prices at highest level in four years

The annual average retail petrol price in 2018–19 was the highest in real terms (i.e. adjusted for inflation) in four years according to the ACCC’s latest report on the Australian …
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ACCC’s sloppy logic on electric vehicles fails to consider health costs
3 months ago

ACCC’s sloppy logic on electric vehicles fails to consider health costs

The ACCC’s claim that pollution-emitting vehicles are unfairly subsidising zero-emission vehicles completely overlooks the enormous health cost to the taxpayer caused by combustion engine vehicles, the Electric Vehicle Council has …
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ACCC says gas guzzlers subsidise electric cars, calls for change in how we pay for roads
3 months ago

ACCC says gas guzzlers subsidise electric cars, calls for change in how we pay for roads

WEALTHY motorists who can afford flash electric cars are unfairly using roads for free at the expense of poorer drivers, consumer tsar Rod Sims said yesterday.

Mr Sims, who chairs …
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New & updated ACCC resources & videos for prospective franchisees
4 months ago

New & updated ACCC resources & videos for prospective franchisees

Last week, the ACCC released its new and updated franchising resources and videos, which provide guidance and useful information to prospective franchisees. These resources have been translated into Chinese Traditional, …
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Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws
4 months ago

Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws

By  •  Advocacy

Collective bargaining is a mechanism that allows competing businesses (typically small businesses) to band together to improve their commercial leverage in negotiating business agreements with their suppliers and/or customers.

Such …
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