Focus areas

Title Industry Type Status
Electricity supply & prices inquiry Energy Inquiry Finalised
Final report published

On 27 March 2017, the Treasurer directed the ACCC to hold an inquiry into the supply of retail electricity and the competitiveness of retail electricity prices.

Cattle and beef market study Agriculture Inquiry Finalised
Complete

In 2016-17 the ACCC’s Agriculture Unit conducted a market study of the cattle and beef sector. The market study examined competition, transparency and efficiency in cattle and beef supply chains.

Dairy inquiry Agriculture Inquiry Finalised
2018

The ACCC is conducting an inquiry into the competitiveness, trading practices, and transparency of the Australian dairy industry.

New car retailing industry market study Automotive Market study Finalised
August 2017

In 2016-17, the ACCC conducted a market study of the new car retailing industry. The study focused on present and emerging competition and consumer issues in the industry. 

Communications sector market study Communications Market study Finalised
4 July 2017

The ACCC has commenced a market study of the communications sector. The study will examine existing or emerging competition and consumer issues in the sector.