What the ACCC does

  • We protect and promote competition in markets to benefit consumers, businesses and the community.
  • We provide general information about businesses’ obligations under competition law.
  • We investigate anti-competitive business behaviour that may be illegal.
  • We enforce the law on anti-competitive behaviour and take action against businesses that break the law.

What the ACCC can't do

  • We don’t intervene directly in disputes between businesses.
  • We don’t give legal advice.

Why competition matters

Types of anti-competitive behaviour

Exemptions from competition law

Industry-specific behaviour

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ACCC action on competition and exemptions

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