What the ACCC does

  • We enforce compliance with the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 across the agriculture sector, which includes the industry codes.
  • We conduct random compliance checks under these codes and investigate alleged breaches.
  • We can take court action to seek a financial penalty for a breach, or issue an infringement notice.

What the ACCC can't do

  • We don’t provide legal advice.
  • We don’t get involved in individual disputes.
  • We don’t regulate prices in the sugar, dairy, horticulture or wheat industries.

Key industry topics


Dairy and perishable goods

Bulk grains


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