Inquiries (finalised)

When an ACCC inquiry is finalised, we publish our findings in a formal report to help inform consumers, encourage public debate and inform policy consideration.

Dairy inquiry

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

Digital platforms inquiry

On 4 December 2017, the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, directed the ACCC to conduct an inquiry into digital platforms.

Retail electricity pricing inquiry 2017-2018

On 27 March 2017 the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, directed the ACCC to hold an inquiry into the supply of retail electricity and the competitiveness of retail electricity prices.

Feminine hygiene products price monitoring

On 28 November 2018, the Treasurer directed the ACCC to monitor the prices, costs and profits relating to the supply of menstrual products in the feminine hygiene products industry in Australia.

Foreign currency conversion services inquiry

On 2 October 2018, the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, issued a notice approving the ACCC to hold an inquiry into the supply of foreign currency conversion services in Australia.

Residential mortgage products price inquiry

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

Home loan price inquiry

On 14 October 2019, the Treasurer directed the ACCC to conduct an inquiry into home loan pricing. The Treasurer directed that the inquiry cover the period from 1 January 2019.

Perishable agricultural goods inquiry

On 26 August 2020, the Australian Government announced that it will direct the ACCC to conduct a three-month inquiry into bargaining power in supply chains for perishable agricultural products in Australia.

Northern Australia insurance inquiry

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.