Focus areas

Title Industry Type Status
Consumer data right Multiple Focus area Ongoing

On 26 November 2017, the Australian Government announced the introduction of a consumer data right in Australia. The consumer data right will improve consumers’ ability to compare and switch between products and services. It will also encourage competition between service providers, leading not only to better prices for customers but also more innovative products and services.

Gas inquiry 2017-2020 Energy Inquiry Ongoing
Commenced 19 April 2017

On 19 April 2017 the Australian Government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of and demand for wholesale gas in Australia, as well as to publish regular information on the supply and pricing of gas for the next three years.

Digital platforms inquiry Media Inquiry Ongoing
Ongoing

On 28 November 2017, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, directed the ACCC to conduct an inquiry into digital platform providers.

Northern Australia insurance inquiry Insurance Inquiry Ongoing

On 25 May 2017, the Australian Government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of home, contents and strata insurance in Northern Australia.

Residential mortgage products price inquiry Banking Inquiry Ongoing
Ongoing

On 9 May 2017 the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, directed the ACCC to conduct an inquiry into residential mortgage products.