Preliminary report10 Dec 2018

On 10 December 2018, the ACCC released its preliminary report for the inquiry, following the report being provided to the Treasurer.

Written submissions in response to the preliminary report should be emailed to by 15 February 2019.


Broadly speaking, the inquiry is a public process and written feedback will be posted on the ACCC website.

The ACCC can accept a claim of confidentiality from a party if it is satisfied that the disclosure of information would damage their competitive position, and the ACCC is not of the opinion that disclosure of the information is necessary in the public interest. Further information is contained in the issues paper.

Media release

ACCC releases preliminary report into Google, Facebook and Australian news and advertising

Media conference

Digital platforms inquiry - media conference - recorded on 10 December 2018


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