Inquiries & market studies

Title Industry Type Status
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.

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.

Electricity supply & prices inquiry Energy Inquiry Ongoing
Commenced 27 March 2017

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.

Dairy inquiry Agriculture Inquiry Ongoing
2017

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

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.