Governance and accountability

We need to adhere to relevant legislation and standards, produce an annual report and report on activities.

Accountability and reporting

The ACCC exercises its powers as a competition, consumer and regulatory agency in a transparent and accountable manner.

Indexed file lists

This page contains indexed file lists created by the ACCC in accordance with Senate Continuing Order No 12. The lists are tabled twice a year.

Public interest disclosure

The ACCC has established agency procedures for dealing with public interest disclosures.

Fraud prevention

The ACCC is committed to promoting and maintaining an organisation free from fraud.

Information Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 1982 establishes an Information Publication Scheme (IPS). The Information Publication Scheme requires us to publish certain information online.

Legal expenditure

This is a statement of external legal services expenditure by the ACCC for the financial year ended 30 June 2022, published in compliance with paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017.

Gifts, hospitality and benefits policy

The ACCC Gifts, hospitality and benefits policy outlines our responsibilities, including what to accept, what to decline and what to declare.

Tenders and contracts

The ACCC manages and reports its tenders and procurements in accordance with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Regulator Performance Guide

The Australian Government’s Regulator performance framework (RPF) was released in October 2014 and is part of the Government’s commitment to reduce unnecessary or inefficient regulation imposed on individuals, business and community organisations.