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Access and pricing of monopoly infrastructure

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Submission to Treasury on Part IIIA improving timeliness - draft legislation ( PDF 179.62 KB )  - 14 January 2022

Submission to Treasury Exposure draft
On 14 January 2022, the ACCC made a submission to the Exposure draft seeking to improve the timeliness of the National Access Regime. The submission outlines the general support for the reforms, but highlights the ACCC’s concerns with leaving merits review in the regime for access determinations given it is being removed for declarations.

Treasury consultation on Timeliness of National Access Regime ( PDF 288.61 KB ) - 19 April 2021

Submission to Treasury consultation paper
On 19 April 2021, the ACCC made a submission to a consultation by Treasury on the timeliness of the National Access Regime (Part IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010). The submission covers the consultation topics of merits review, repeat applications and arbitration determinations. It also advocates broader reform so that the regime can effectively cover monopoly pricing.

Airports and airlines

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Letter to the International Air Services Commission (IASC) regarding Qantas and Garuda Indonesia code share proposal ( PDF 186.39 KB ) - 08 February 2024

International Air Services Commission (IASC) assessment of Qantas and Garuda Indonesia code share proposal
On 08 February 2024 the ACCC provided some views to assist the IASC in its assessment of Qantas and Garuda Indonesia’s application to offer code share services on flights operated by Qantas between Australia and Indonesia.

ACCC letter to the International Air Services Commission (IASC) regarding applications for capacity to and from Indonesia ( PDF 296.28 KB ) - 24 January 2024

International Air Services Commission (IASC) assessment of proposals for capacity to and from Indonesia
On 24 January 2024 the ACCC provided some views to assist the IASC in its assessment of competing proposals from Qantas Group and Virgin Australia for air capacity to and from Indonesia.

ACCC submission in response to the Aviation Green Paper ( PDF 560.67 KB ) - 30 November 2023

Aviation Green Paper 2023
In 2023 the Australian Government released its Aviation Green Paper seeking stakeholder feedback on aviation matters. The Aviation Green Paper forms part of the Aviation White Paper process.

The ACCC provided a submission in response to the Aviation Green Paper on 30 November 2023.

ACCC submission in response to the Aviation White Paper terms of reference ( PDF 1.19 MB ) - 15 March 2023

Aviation White Paper 2023
In 2023 the Australian Government began consultation as part of its development of an Aviation White Paper. The White Paper would articulate the government’s policies in relation to safety, competitiveness, sustainability and efficiency.

The ACCC provide a submission in response to the terms of reference on 15 March 2023.

ACCC submission to the Productivity Commission's Inquiry into the economic regulation of airports ( PDF 1.06 MB ) - 17 September 2018

ACCC supplementary submission to the Productivity Commission's Inquiry into the economic regulation of airports ( PDF 555.1 KB ) - 29 March 2019

Productivity Commission inquiry into the economic regulation of airports
On 17 September 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission in response to the issues paper in relation to its inquiry into the economic regulation of airports.

On 29 March 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission in response to the draft inquiry report in relation to its inquiry into the economic regulation of airports.

ACCC submission into economic regulation of airport services ( PDF 314.64 KB ) - 21 March 2011

ACCC submission into economic regulation of airport services ( PDF 128.9 KB ) - 10 October 2011

Productivity Commission 2011 inquiry
In December 2010 the Australian Government referred the current economic regulation arrangements for airport services to the Productivity Commission for inquiry and report. The Productivity Commission released an issues paper on 25 January 2011.

The ACCC provided its initial submission to the Productivity Commission on 21 March 2011. The Productivity Commission released its draft report on 22 August 2011. The ACCC made a further submission to the inquiry on 10 October 2011.

ACCC submission into price regulation of airport services ( PDF 543.37 KB ) - August 2006

Productivity Commission 2006 inquiry
In April 2006 the Australian Government referred the price regulation arrangements for airport services to the Productivity Commission for inquiry and report within 9 months. The ACCC made a submission in August 2006.

Agriculture

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ACCC submission to Dairy Code of Conduct Review ( PDF 537.77 KB ) - 26 August 2021 Review of the Dairy Code of Conduct 2021
On 26 August 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s review of the Dairy Code of Conduct.
ACCC submission to Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Consultation ( PDF 427.54 KB ) - 13 September 2018

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Consultation on Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals
On 13 September 2018, the ACCC made a submission to a consultation by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources on Streamlining Regulation of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals. This consultation sought comments to an exposure draft of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2018.

Sugar Code of Conduct Review ( PDF 345.02 KB ) - 24 August 2018

Sugar Code of Conduct review
On 24 August 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resource’s review into the Sugar Code of Conduct.

Senate Inquiry into the Australian dairy industry ( PDF 110.59 KB | DOCX 361.47 KB ) - 12 October 2016

Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry
On 12 October 2016, the ACCC provided a submission to the Senate Economics References Committee’s inquiry into the Australian dairy industry.

Productivity Commission Inquiry into regulation of the Australian agricultural sector ( PDF 265.15 KB | DOCX 104.73 KB ) - 18 August 2016

Submission in response to the draft report
On 18 August 2016, the ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission's draft report on the regulation of the Australian agriculture.

Senate Inquiry into anticompetitive conduct in the retail wine industry and the ACCC's role ( PDF 360.85 KB | DOCX 106.75 KB ) - 29 April 2016

Senate inquiry into anti-competitive conduct in the retail wine industry and the ACCC's role
On 29 April 2016, the ACCC provided a submission to the Senate inquiry into anti-competitive conduct in the retail wine industry and the ACCC’s role.

Australian Consumer Law model

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ACCC submission to the DIIS Complementary Medicines Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement ( PDF 1.7 MB ) - 29 October 2019 Eligibility for origin claims in the Complementary Medicines sector
On 29 October 2019, the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s (DIIS) Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement titled ‘Clarifying eligibility for origin claims in the Complementary Medicines Sector’.
ACCC submission to the Senate Select Committee on Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century ( PDF 627.88 KB ) - 6 August 2018

Senate Select Committee on Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century
In August 2018, the ACCC made a submission to the Senate Select Committee about the application of the ACL to the charity, not-for-profit and fundraising sector.

Supplementary submission to the Review of Australian Charities and Not-for-profits (ACNC) legislation ( PDF 480.42 KB ) - 16 May 2018

Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits legislation review
In May 2018 the ACCC made a supplementary submission to the Treasury about the review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission legislation.

ACCC submission to the review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission legislation ( PDF 8.51 MB ) - 27 February 2018

Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits legislation review
In February 2018 the ACCC made a submission to the Treasury about the review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission legislation.

ACCC submission to the Productivity Commission’s Consumer Law Enforcement ( PDF 446.25 KB | DOCX 138.42 KB ) - August 2016

Productivity Commission study into Consumer Law Enforcement and Administration
On 31 August 2016, the ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission’s study into Consumer Law Enforcement and Administration.

Competition policy review

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Competition review - ACCC submission ( PDF 1.85 MB ) - 13 February 2024

Competition Review 2023
On 23 August 2023 the Treasurer announced a Competition Review. The Review is being run by Treasury and will focus on the government’s priorities for modernising the Australian economy. The ACCC is engaging closely with the review. This section includes non-merger related submissions.

View our Merger related submissions.

Reinvigorating Australia’s Competition Policy: ACCC submission to the Competition Policy Review ( PDF 1.44 MB | DOCX 452.2 KB ) - 25 June 2014

ACCC supplementary submission to the Competition Policy Review ( PDF 543.15 KB | DOCX 170.68 KB ) - 8 August 2014

ACCC supplementary submission to the Competition Policy Review: Further matters ( PDF 468.53 KB | DOCX 1.16 MB ) - 15 August 2014

Harper Review - supplementary submission - Letter from Mr Rod Sims to Pr ( PDF 576.39 KB | DOCX 2.26 MB ) - 22 August 2014

Competition Policy Review - ACCC submission to the Draft Report ( PDF 1.33 MB | DOCX 603.59 KB ) - 26 November 2014

Letter and Competition Policy Review Submission to Treasury ( PDF 757.15 KB | DOCX 128.28 KB ) - 29 May 2015

ACCC Letter to Treasury - Submission on Harper Exposure Draft Consultation on Competition Law amendments ( PDF 4.29 MB | DOCX 141.24 KB ) - 5 October 2016

ACCC submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics - Misuse of Market Power Bill ( PDF 247.44 KB | DOCX 375.8 KB ) - 10 January 2017

Harper Review of Competition Policy 2014
The Australian Government has initiated a comprehensive review of Australia’s competition laws and policy (the “Harper Review”) —the first in more than 20 years. The competition policy review panel, established by the Government, released an issues paper on 14 April 2014.

In June 2014, the ACCC provided its submission in response to the issues paper. The ACCC provided a submission in response to the Draft Report on 26 November 2014.

The ACCC provided a submission to the Government’s public consultation on the Final Report on 29 May 2015. In October 2016, the ACCC made a submission on the changes the Government proposes to make to the CCA following the Harper Review.

In January 2017, the ACCC made a submission to the Economics Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2016.

Communications

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ACCC response to the 20 May 2024 draft of the TCP code ( PDF 328.47 KB )  - May 2024

ACCC response to the substantive draft of the TCP Code package
On 20 May 2024 Communications Alliance Ltd provided the ACCC with the TCP Code Drafting Committee’s substantive draft, seeking the ACCC’s feedback.

The ACCC provided its response to the package of papers on Monday, 24 June 2024.

ACCC response to the TCP Code Drafting Committee Package ( PDF 313.55 KB ) - January 2024

ACCC response to the TCP Code Drafting Committee Package
On 17 November 2023 Communications Alliance Ltd provided the ACCC with a package of papers prepared by the TCP Code Drafting Committee, seeking the ACCC’s feedback.

The ACCC provided its response to the 17 November 2023 package of papers in January 2024.

ACCC submission to the Senate References Committee on Environment and Communications Inquiry into the Optus Network Outage ( PDF 220.75 KB ) - 24 November 2023 Inquiry into the Optus Network Outage

On 9 November 2023, the Senate referred the matter to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 9 December 2023.

The ACCC provided a submission in response to the terms of reference on Friday, 17 November 2023.

ACCC submission to 2024 Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code Review ( PDF 241.39 KB ) - 20 June 2023

Review of the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code
On 20 June 2023, the ACCC made a submission to the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code 2024 Review Discussion Paper. The submission sets out the ACCC’s position on telecommunication consumer protections priorities that should be incorporated into the code, as well as advocating for a stronger consumer safeguards regulatory framework to reflect the essential nature of telecommunications services.

The submission was submitted to Consumer Alliance Ltd., the primary communications industry body in Australia.

ACCC submission on the ACMA's draft Statement of Expectations for the telecommunications industry on consumer vulnerability ( PDF 510.8 KB ) - 8 September 2021

Australian Communications and Media Authority’s draft Statement of Expectations on consumer vulnerability
In September 2021, the ACCC made a submission to the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s consultation on its draft Statement of Expectations for the telecommunications industry on consumer vulnerability.

ACCC submission to the review of Local Number Portability Industry Code - August 2021 ( PDF 161.25 KB ) - August 2021

Communications Alliance review of Local Number Portability Industry Code
In August 2021, the ACCC made a submission to the Communications Alliance’s scheduled review of the Local Number Portability Industry Code.

ACCC submission to Part C of the Consumer Safeguards Review - September 2020 ( PDF 832.24 KB ) - September 2020

Part C of Consumer Safeguards Review
In September 2020, the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications in response to its consultation paper for Part C of the Consumer Safeguards Review.

ACCC submission on new TIND policy ( PDF 570.87 KB ) - 5 June 2020

Telecommunications in New Developments policy
In June 2020 the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications in response its consultation on the draft Telecommunications in New Developments (TIND) policy.

ACCC Letter to the Hon Paul Fletcher Minister for Communications re exemption extensions - Signed by Chair 2 June 2020 ( PDF 237.41 KB )  - 2 June 2020

ACCC advice to the Minister for Communications on Exemption Extension Requests – Telstra’s South Brisbane and Velocity Estate networks and TPG’s upgraded VDSL and very small scale networks
In May 2020, the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts requested the ACCC’s advice on requests by Telstra and TPG for extensions to their exemptions from the default structural separation requirements in Parts 7 and 8 of the Telecommunications Act 1997. The ACCC provided advice on this matter in June 2020. Commercially sensitive information has been redacted in the copy of the advice published here.

ACCC submission on the draft NBN Migration Assurance Policy – 26 August 2015 ( PDF 347.66 KB | DOCX 366.32 KB ) - 26 August 2015

NBN Migration Assurance Policy
In August 2015 the ACCC made a submission on the draft policy of the Department of Communications that is designed to facilitate an improved experience for consumers migrating to the NBN.

ACCC submission to the Regional Telecommunications Review ( PDF 155.49 KB | DOCX 365.19 KB ) - July 2015

Regional Telecommunications Review
In July 2015 the ACCC made a submission to the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee’s issues paper.

ACCC submission to the BCR consultation paper - 1 June 2015 ( PDF 490.54 KB | DOCX 66.13 KB ) - 5 June 2015

ACCC submission to the BCR final consultation paper ( PDF 203.98 KB | DOCX 87 KB ) - 6 November 2015

BCR review of NBN non-commercial services funding options
The review by Bureau of Communications Research of the funding arrangements for NBN fixed wireless and satellite services follows the Government’s response to the Vertigan review.

The ACCC made a submission to the first BCR discussion paper on 5 June 2015. The ACCC made a second submission to BCR's final consultation paper on 6 November 2015.

ACCC submission to the review of the TCP Code ( PDF 459.85 KB | DOCX 91.74 KB ) - November 2014

Communications Alliance consultation on revised draft Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code and Operation Codes
In November 2014 the ACCC made a submission to Communications Alliance's review of the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code and Operation Codes.

ACCC submission on ACMA’s proposed reductions in telecommunications reporting requirements ( PDF 401.3 KB | DOCX 59.08 KB ) - 5 May 2014

ACMA consultation on reductions in Telecommunications Reporting Requirements
In May 2014, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Australian Communications and Media Authority consultation paper on Proposals for Reductions in Telecommunications Reporting Requirements.

ACCC submission to the Vertigan Committee review of regulation framing paper - March 2014 ( PDF 546.83 KB | DOCX 96.79 KB ) - 14 March 2014

ACCC submission to the Vertigan Committee Review of Telecommunications Regulatory Arrangements Consultation Paper - April 2014 ( PDF 594.8 KB | DOCX 114.73 KB ) - 14 April 2014

The independent cost benefit analysis and review of regulation
The independent cost benefit analysis and review of regulation incorporates a legislative review of the telecommunications access regime in Part XIC of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. An initial regulatory issues framing paper was released on 14 February 2014.

The ACCC provided a submission in response to the issues paper on 14 March 2014. A second consultation paper regarding telecommunications regulatory arrangements was released on 24 March 2014. The ACCC provided a submission in response to the consultation paper on 14 April 2014.

ACCC submission to the Mobile Coverage Programme discussion paper ( PDF 80.6 KB | DOCX 49.65 KB ) - 28 February 2014

Department of Communications mobile coverage program discussion paper
In February 2014, the ACCC provided a submission to the Department of Communications’ Mobile Coverage Programme discussion paper.

ACCC submission to the Department of Communications review of digital radio - 6 February 2014

Department of Communications review of digital radio
The ACCC provided a submission to the Department of Communications’ review of digital radio on the 5 February 2014.

ACCC submission to ALRC issues paper - 16 November 2012

ACCC submission to ALRC discussion paper - 31 July 2013

Australian Law Reform Commission review of copyright in the digital economy
The ACCC provided two submissions to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s review on the 16 November 2012 and 31 July 2013.

Submission to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman on its Consultation Paper: Publishing Comparative Complaints Data ( PDF 1.24 MB ) - 12 June 2013

Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman – Publishing comparative complaints data (2013)
The ACCC provided a submission to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman on publishing complaints data on 12 June 2013. In 2013 the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman consulted on a proposal to publish its complaints data in ways that provide greater context and are more useful to stakeholders, including service providers, consumers and regulators.

ACCC submission to the ACMA Review of the Premium Services Determination ( PDF 1.08 MB ) - 15 May 2013

Premium Voice Services – Review of the Telecommunications Service Provider (Premium Services) Determination 2004 (No.1)
In March 2013 the Australian Communications and Media Authority conducted a review of the Telecommunications Service Provider (Premium Services) Determination 2004 (No.1). The ACCC provided a submission to the ACMA Review of the Premium Services Determination on 15 May 2013.

ACCC submission to the Convergence Review Framing Paper ( PDF 104.05 KB | DOC 125 KB ) - June 2011

ACCC submission to the Convergence Review Interim Report ( PDF 52.93 KB | DOC 75.5 KB ) - February 2012

Convergence review
The Convergence Review was an independent review established by the Australian Government in 2010 to examine the policy and regulatory frameworks that apply to the media and communications sectors. The final report of the review was released in April 2012.

The ACCC provided submissions to the Convergence Review Framing Paper in June 2011 and to the Convergence Review Interim Report in February 2012.

ACCC submission to DBCDE on the review of Universal Service Policy - November 2010 ( PDF 73.73 KB ) - November 2010

DBCDE review of universal service policy - 2010
The ACCC provided a submission to the 'Implementation of Universal Service Policy for the transition to the National Broadband Network environment - Discussion Paper' in November 2010.

ACCC regulatory reform submission - June 2009 ( PDF 1.72 MB ) - June 2009

DBCDE regulatory reform review - 2009
The ACCC provided a submission to the 'National Broadband Network: Regulatory Reform for 21st Century Broadband - Discussion paper' in June 2009.

ACCC letter to Anne Hurley - 25 February 2008 ( PDF 114.04 KB ) - November 2007

Communications Alliance
Submissions to Communications Alliance processes

Submission to DCITA ( PDF 87.47 KB ) - 13 October 2004

Provision of commercial television broadcasting services after 31 December 2006
In October 2004 the ACCC provided a submission to DCITA's issues paper 'Provision of commercial television broadcasting services after 31 December 2006'.

ACCC USO Public submission 2007 ( PDF 77.07 KB ) - 23 August 2004

DBCDE review of the universal service obligation - USO
The ACCC provided a submission to the USO review in November 2007.

ACCC submission on multichannelling ( PDF 220.03 KB ) - 23 August 2004

LECG report on multichannelling ( PDF 793.47 KB ) - August 2004

Review of restrictions on multichannelling and other services
The Australian Government called for submissions to the first digital television review. The ACCC provided a submission, along with a report by consultant LECG on multichannelling.

Consumer Data Right

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Treasury consultation on the CDR Action Initiation draft bill ( PDF 193.77 KB )  - October 2022

Consumer Data Right – Exposure draft legislation to enable action initiation
In October 2022, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury’s public consultation on exposure draft legislation to enable action initiation in the Consumer Data Right (CDR).

ACCC submission non bank lending sectoral assessment ( PDF 311.83 KB )  - April 2022

Consumer Data Right - Treasury Sectoral Assessment - Non-bank lending
In April 2022, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury's public consultation on its sectoral assessment of Open finance – non-bank lending for the CDR.

Statutory Review of the Consumer Data Right - Issues paper - March 2022

Consumer Data Right – Statutory Review
In May 2022, the ACCC made a submission to the independent Statutory Review of the Consumer Data Right.

ACCC submission to Treasury Sectoral Assessment of telecommunications for the CDR - August 2021 ( PDF 319.67 KB ) - August 2021

Consumer Data Right - Treasury Sectoral Assessment - Telecommunications
In August 2021, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury's public consultation in its sectoral assessment of the telecommunications sector for the CDR.

Digital ID

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ACCC submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee - Digital ID Bill 2023 and the Digital ID (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023 ( PDF 119.22 KB ) - January 2024

Senate Inquiry into Digital ID Bill 2023 and the Digital ID (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023
On 30 November 2023, the Senate referred the Digital ID Bill 2023 and the Digital ID (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023 to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 28 February 2024.

The ACCC provided a submission in response to the terms of reference on Thursday 18 January 2024.

Economic dynamism

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ACCC submission to the House of Representatives Economics Committee Inquiry into Economic Dynamism, Competition and Business Formation ( PDF 206.1 KB )  - 24 April 2023

ACCC submission to the House of Representatives Economics Committee Inquiry into Economic Dynamism, Competition and Business Formation
House of Representatives Economics Committee Inquiry into Economic Dynamism, Competition and Business Formation

The ACCC provided a submission to the inquiry on 24 April 2023.

Electronic conveyancing

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ACCC submission to IPART Interoperability pricing for Electronic Lodgment Network Operators Issues Paper 2 ( PDF 1.85 MB ) - October 2022

ACCC submission to IPART in response to IPART’s Issues Paper 2 - Interoperability pricing for Electronic Lodgment Network Operators
IPART is investigating a national pricing regulatory framework for interoperable electronic conveyancing transactions between Electronic Lodgment Network Operators (ELNOs). On 11 November 2022 the ACCC provided a submission to IPART’s Issues Paper 2 - Interoperability pricing for Electronic Lodgment Network Operators - October 2022.

ACCC letter welcoming the Electronic Conveyancing (Adoption of National Law) Amendment Bill 2022 ( PDF 105.43 KB ) - 21 February 2022

ACCC letter welcoming the Electronic Conveyancing (Adoption of National Law) Amendment Bill 2022
On 21 February 2022, the ACCC sent a letter to the Australian Registrars’ National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC) setting out the ACCC’s support for ARNECC’s interoperability reform process, including the Electronic Conveyancing (Adoption of National Law) Amendment Bill 2022.

ACCC report on e-conveyancing market reform ( PDF 669.95 KB ) - 2 December 2019

Letter to ACCC from Sympli ( PDF 228.83 KB ) - 7 November 2019

ACCC report on e-conveyancing market reform
The ACCC has prepared this paper to assist ARNECC and the relevant state and territory policy makers in their consideration of e-conveyancing and the design of this emerging market. The ACCC report references correspondence from industry participant Sympli.

ACCC submission to Review of the InterGovernmental Agreement for an Electronic Conveyancing National Law ( PDF 1.11 MB ) - 26 March 2019

ACCC submission to Draft Report – Review of the InterGovernmental Agreement for an Electronic Conveyancing National Law ( PDF 4.48 MB ) - 20 September 2019

ACCC submission to Review of the InterGovernmental Agreement for an Electronic Conveyancing National Law
In October 2018 the Australian Registrars’ National Electronic Conveyancing Council commenced a Review of the InterGovernmental Agreement for an Electronic Conveyancing National Law.

On 13 February 2019 Dench McClean Carlson, appointed by the Australian Registrars’ National Electronic Conveyancing Council, released an issues paper on the Review. On 26 March 2019, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the issues paper. On 26 July 2019, Dench McClean Carlson released a draft report on the Review. On 20 September 2019, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the draft report.

ACCC letter to NSW Ministerial Forum on interoperability in eConveyancing ( PDF 159.98 KB ) - 13 February 2019

ACCC letter to NSW Ministerial Forum on interoperability in eConveyancing
The NSW Registrar General invited submissions to NSW’s government and industry forum on interoperability in electronic conveyancing. On 13 February 2019 the ACCC provided its views to the NSW Registrar General on interoperability in electronic conveyancing.

Energy

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ACCC submission to the DISR consultation on extending the ADGSM ( PDF 153.89 KB ) - 19 July 2022

Australian Government on extending the operation of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism
On 19 July 2022, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science and Resources’ consultation paper on extending the operation of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) until 2030.

ACCC submission on the Electricity Retail Code directions paper ( PDF 166.4 KB ) - 1 February 2022

Australian Government on the post-implementation review of the Electricity Retail Code directions consultation paper
On 1 February 2022, the ACCC provided a submission to Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Environment and Resources’ directions consultation paper on its post-implementation review of the Electricity Retail Code.

ACCC submission to Australian Government Electricity Retail Code review ( PDF 421.34 KB ) - 6 October 2021

Australian Government on the post-implementation review of the Electricity Retail Code consultation paper
On 6 October 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Environment and Resources’ consultation paper on its post-implementation review of the Electricity Retail Code.

ACCC submission to NSW Government on Network Infrastructure Projects policy paper ( PDF 121.88 KB )  - 12 November 2021

The NSW Government on the Network Infrastructure Projects policy paper
On 12 November 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the NSW Government on its policy paper covering new network infrastructure projects developed under the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap.

ACCC submission on the South Australian Derogation on Price Reporting ( PDF 183.06 KB ) - 8 October 2021

ACCC submission on the South Australian derogation on price reporting from the gas pipeline regulation national package
On 8 October 2021 the ACCC provided a submission to the South Australian government on its proposed derogation on price reporting from the gas pipeline regulation national package.

ACCC submission to AER on Better Bills Guideline consultation ( PDF 300.77 KB ) - 20 September 2021

The AER on developing the Better Bills Guideline
On 20 September 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the AER on its consultation covering the development of the Better Bills Guideline.

ACCC submission to Energy Security Board on Post 2025 Market Design Options consultation paper ( PDF 49.66 KB ) - 9 June 2021

The ESB on the Post 2025 Market Design Options consultation paper
On 9 June 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the Energy Security Board on its Post 2025 Market Design Options consultation paper.

ACCC submission to NSW Government on Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap ( PDF 133.34 KB ) - 24 May 2021

The NSW Government on the tranche two regulations to support the Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap
On 24 May 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the NSW Government on its issues paper covering the tranche two regulations to support the Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap.

ACCC submission to AEMC on financeability of ISP Projects ( PDF 225.92 KB ) - 11 March 2021

The AEMC on the financeability of ISP Projects rule change draft rule determination
On 11 March 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its financeability of ISP projects draft rule determination.

ACCC submission to AEMC Bill contents and billing requirements draft rule determination ( PDF 337.41 KB ) - 4 February 2021

The AEMC on the Bill contents and billing requirements rule change draft rule determination
On 4 February 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Bill Contents and Billing Requirements Rule Change – draft rule determination.

ACCC submission to AEMC Bill contents and billing requirements rule change consultation ( PDF 213.38 KB ) - 22 October 2020

The AEMC on the Bill contents and billing requirements rule change consultation paper
On 22 October 2020, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Bill Contents and Billing Requirements Rule Change – consultation paper.

ACCC submission to ESB consultation on draft interim reliability reserve rules ( PDF 235.41 KB ) - 12 June 2020

The ESB on the Draft Interim Reliability Reserve Rules Consultation paper
On 12 June 2020, the ACCC provided a submission to the Energy Security Board on its Draft Interim Reliability Reserve Rules Consultation Paper.

ACCC submission to AEMC Transmission loss factors rule change draft determination ( PDF 252.48 KB ) - 15 January 2020

The AEMC on the transmission loss factors rule change draft determination
On 15 January 2020, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Transmission loss factors Rule Change – Draft determination.

ACCC submission to the Options to improve gas pipeline regulation Consultation RIS - Cover letter ( PDF 1.09 MB ) - 19 December 2019

ACCC submission to the Options to improve gas pipeline regulation Consultation RIS ( PDF 210.42 KB ) - 19 December 2019

ACCC submission to the COAG Energy Council Options to improve gas pipeline regulation Consultation RIS
On 19 December 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the COAG Energy Council on its Options to improve gas pipeline regulation Consultation RIS.

ACCC submission to AEMC Coordination of generation and transmission investment discussion paper ( PDF 654.04 KB ) - 6 November 2019

The AEMC on the Coordination of generation and transmission investment discussion paper
On 6 November 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Coordination of Generation and Transmission Investment Review – Discussion Paper.

ACCC submission to AEMC Reducing customers' switching times draft determination ( PDF 662.81 KB ) - 6 November 2019

The AEMC on the reducing customers' switching times draft determination
On 6 November 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Reducing Customers' Switching Times Rule Change – Draft Determination.

ACCC submission to ESB Post 2025 market design issues paper ( PDF 580.56 KB ) - 27 September 2019

The ESB on the Post 2025 market design issues paper
On 27 September 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the Energy Security Board on its Post 2025 Market Design - Issues Paper.

ACCC submission to AEMC Regulating conditional discounting consultation paper ( PDF 403.95 KB ) - 20 September 2019

The AEMC on the Regulating conditional discounting consultation paper
On 20 September 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Regulating Conditional Discounting Rule Change - Consultation Paper.

ACCC submission to ESC Victorian Default Offer Draft Advice ( PDF 421.67 KB ) - 4 April 2019

Submission on Victorian Default Offer Draft Advice
On 4 April 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the Essential Services Commission of Victoria on its Victorian Default Offer to apply from 1 July 2019 – Draft Advice.

ACCC submission to AER on Default Market Offer Draft Determination ( PDF 198.66 KB ) - 20 March 2019

Submission on Default Market Offer Price Draft Determination
On 20 March 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the AER on its Default Market Offer Price - Draft Determination.

ACCC submission to ESB on REPI Recommendation 41 Consultation Paper ( PDF 242.98 KB ) - 8 March 2019

Submission on REPI Recommendation 41 Consultation Paper
On 8 March 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the ESB on its ACCC Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry recommendation 41 – Consultation Paper.

ACCC Submission to ESB on REPI Recommendation 1 Consultation Paper ( PDF 330.73 KB ) - 8 March 2019

Submission on REPI Recommendation 1 Consultation Paper
On 8 March 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the ESB on its ACCC Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry recommendation 1 – Consultation Paper.

ACCC Submission to AEMC Market Making Arrangements Consultation Paper ( PDF 143.65 KB ) - 7 February 2019

Submission on Market Making Arrangements Consultation Paper
On 7 February 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the AEMC on its National Electricity Amendment (Market Making Arrangements in the NEM) Rule 2019 – Consultation Paper

ACCC Submission to AEMC Review of the Regulatory Framework for Stand-Alone Power Systems Draft Report ( PDF 179.28 KB ) - 5 February 2019

Submission on Review of Regulatory Frameworks for Stand-Alone Power Systems Draft Report
On 5 February 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the AEMC’s Review of the Regulatory Frameworks for Stand-Alone Power Systems (Priority 1) – Draft Report.

ACCC Submission to AEMC Wholesale Demand Response Mechanisms Consultation Paper ( PDF 269.7 KB ) - 21 December 2018

Submission on Wholesale Demand Response Mechanisms Consultation Paper
On 21 December 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the AEMC on its Wholesale Demand Response Mechanisms - Consultation Paper.

ACCC submission to AER on Default Market Offer Position Paper ( PDF 236.84 KB ) - 7 December 2018

Submission on Default Market Offer Position Paper
On 7 December 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the AER on its Default Market Offer Price - Position Paper

ACCC submission to COAG EC Facilitating Access to Consumer Energy Data Consultation Paper ( PDF 188.8 KB ) - 29 March 2018

Submission on Facilitating Access to Consumer Energy Data Consultation Paper
On 29 March 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the COAG Energy Council on its Facilitating Access to Consumer Energy Data consultation paper.

ACCC submission with cover letter to AEMC review of Part 8-12 (Pipeline regulation) draft report ( PDF 493.42 KB ) - 26 March 2018

Submission to the AEMC on its Review into the scope of economic regulation applied to covered pipelines Draft Report
On 26 March 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Review into the scope of economic regulation applied to covered pipelines Draft Report.

ACCC submission to ESB NEG Draft Design Consultation Paper 8 March 2018 ( PDF 458.79 KB ) - 8 March 2018

Submission to the Energy Security Board’s consultation on the National Energy Guarantee
On 8 March 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the Energy Security Board's consultation on the National Energy Guarantee.

Submission on Day-Ahead Auction of Contracted but Unnominated Capacity and Reporting Framework ( PDF 62.44 KB ) - 6 November 2017

Submission to Gas Market Reform Group on the Day-Ahead Auction of Contracted but Unnominated Capacity and Reporting Framework
On 6 November 2017, the ACCC provided a submission to the Gas Market Reform Group on the Day-Ahead Auction of Contracted but Unnominated Capacity and Reporting Framework.

Submission on Review into the scope of economic regulation applied to covered pipelines Issues Paper ( PDF 438.79 KB ) - 17 August 2017

Submission on Review into the scope of economic regulation applied to covered pipelines Issues Paper
On 17 August 2017, the ACCC provided a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission on its Review into the scope of economic regulation applied to covered pipelines Issues Paper.

ACCC submission on Gas Pipeline Information Disclosure and Arbitration Framework Implementation Options Paper ( PDF 608.98 KB | DOCX 172.53 KB ) - 13 April 2017

Submission on Gas Pipeline Information Disclosure and Arbitration Framework Implementation Options Paper
On 13 April 2017, the ACCC provided a submission to the Gas Market Reform Group (established by the COAG Energy Council) on its Gas Pipeline Information Disclosure and Arbitration Framework Implementation Options Paper.

Enforcement, penalties and remedies

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ACCC submission to Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services' Inquiry into Litigation Funding ( PDF 362.34 KB ) - 10 June 2020

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services’ Inquiry into Litigation Funding
On 10 June 2020, the ACCC provided a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services’ Inquiry into Litigation Funding.

ACCC submission to New Zealand Economic, Development, Science and Innovation Committee consultation into Commerce (Criminalisation of Cartels) Amendment Bill ( PDF 728.56 KB ) - April 2018 Consultation into Commerce (Criminalisation of Cartels) Amendment Bill
In April 2018 the ACCC made a submission to the New Zealand Economic, Development, Science and Innovation Committee consultation on their Commerce (Criminalisation of Cartels) Amendment Bill.
ACCC submission to the inquiry into Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017 ( PDF 297.8 KB ) - February 2018

Inquiry into Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017
In February 2018 the ACCC made a submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017.

ACCC submission to ASIC Enforcement Review ( PDF 268.76 KB ) - July 2017

ASIC Enforcement Review
In July 2017, the ACCC made a submission to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Enforcement Review.

ACCC submission - Inquiry into whistleblower protections ( PDF 166.26 KB ) - 10 February 2017

Inquiry into whistleblower protections in the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors
In February 2017 the ACCC made a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services Inquiry into whistleblower protections in the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors.

ACCC submission to the 2016 white collar crime penalties inquiry ( PDF 343.38 KB | DOCX 123.58 KB ) - April 2016

Senate Inquiry into criminal, civil and administrative penalties for white collar crime
In April 2016 the ACCC made a submission to the Senate Inquiry into white collar crime covering the issue of penalties and remedies in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the Australian Consumer Law.

Environment and sustainability

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ACCC supplementary submission to the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee Inquiry into greenwashing ( PDF 2.33 MB )  - January 2024

Senate Inquiry into Greenwashing Supplementary Submission
On 29 March 2023, the Senate referred an inquiry into greenwashing for inquiry and report by 5 December 2023. On 7 August 2023, the committee was granted an extension of time for the report until 28 June 2024.

The ACCC provided a supplementary submission on Friday 12 January 2024.

Climate Active Program Direction Consultation ( PDF 293.53 KB ) - December 2023

ACCC submission to the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water Climate Active consultation
On 15 December 2023, the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water in response to the Climate Active Program Direction Consultation 2023.

Senate Inquiry into Greenwashing ( PDF 379.23 KB )  - June 2023 

ACCC submission to Senate Environment and Communications References Committee in response to terms of reference
On 22 June 2023, the ACCC made a submission to the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee’s Inquiry into Greenwashing.

Financial services

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ACCC submission in response to the Treasury consultation paper on Strategic Plan for the Payments System ( PDF 186.31 KB ) - 6 February 2023

Treasury Consultation on Strategic Plan for the Payments System
On 6 February 2023, the ACCC provided a submission in response to Treasury’s Strategic Plan for the Payments System consultation paper.

ACCC submission in response to the Treasury consultation paper on Crypto asset secondary service providers: Licensing and custody requirements ( PDF 209.36 KB ) - May 2022 Treasury Consultation on Crypto asset secondary service providers: Licensing and custody requirements
On 2 June 2022, the ACCC provided a submission in response to Treasury’s Crypto asset secondary service providers: Licensing and custody requirements consultation paper.
ACCC submission to the Senate Select Committee on Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre ( PDF 233.32 KB )  - 29 June 2021

Senate Select Committee on Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre
On 29 June 2021, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Senate Select Committee on Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre’s third issues paper.

ACCC submission to the Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services ( PDF 392.78 KB ) - 23 May 2021

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services
On 23 May 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services Inquiry into mobile payment and digital wallet financial services

ACCC submission to the Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology ( PDF 1009.91 KB ) - 20 December 2019

Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology
On 20 December 2019, the ACCC provided a submission to the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology’s inquiry into the current state of Australia's FinTech and RegTech industries.

ACCC submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Competition in the Australian Financial System ( PDF 394.42 KB ) - 15 September 2017

ACCC submission to Draft Report – Productivity Commission Inquiry into Competition in the Australian Financial System ( PDF 518.5 KB ) - 6 April 2018

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Competition in the Australian Financial System
In May 2017, the Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12-month inquiry into competition in Australia's financial system.On 15 September 2017, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Consultation Paper and the Terms of Reference for the inquiry. On 6 April 2018, the ACCC provided a submission responding to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report for the inquiry.

Fuel

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ACCC submission to SA on regulations for a fuel pricing information scheme ( PDF 445.87 KB ) - 16 July 2020

Submission to the South Australian Government consultation on regulations for a fuel pricing information scheme
On 16 July 2020, the ACCC provided a submission to the South Australian Government consultation on regulations for a fuel pricing information scheme.

ACCC submission to Queensland Fuel Price Reporting Consultation ( PDF 278.78 KB ) - 19 September 2018

Submission to Queensland Fuel Price Reporting Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement
On 19 September 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the Queensland Government’s Fuel Price Reporting Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement.

ACCC response to the Victorian Parliament's Economic Education Jobs ( PDF 597.55 KB ) - 21 September 2017

Submission to inquiry into fuel prices in regional Victoria
On 21 September 2017, the ACCC provided a submission to the inquiry into fuel prices in regional Victoria, undertaken by the Victorian Parliament’s Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee.

General consumer protection

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ACCC submission - Improving the effectiveness of the consumer guarantee and supplier indemnification provisions under the Australian Consumer Law ( PDF 319.21 KB ) - 25 February 2022

Improving consumer guarantees and supplier indemnification provisions under the Australian Consumer Law
On 25 February 2022, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury’s Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement on improving the effectiveness of the consumer guarantee and supplier indemnification provisions under the Australian Consumer Law.

Governance and accountability

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ACCC submission to Maternity Leave Act review ( PDF 239.07 KB ) - 4 February 2022

Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 review
On 4 February 2022, the ACCC made a submission to the Australian Public Service Commission’s review of the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973. The submission recommends changes to parental leave conditions for Commonwealth employees to better support gender equality and inclusion and ensure public service departments like the ACCC can continue to attract and retain the highly skilled workforce needed to properly serve the Australian public.

ACCC submission to Workplace Gender Equality Act review ( PDF 190.74 KB ) - 26 November 2021

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 review
On 26 November 2021, the ACCC made a submission to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. The ACCC is committed to gender equality and diversity. The submission makes several recommendations to, for example, reduce the gender pay-gap across the public service, provide WGEA greater capacity to drive change to remove structural barriers to equality, and report on other demographic groups in addition to gender.

ACCC submission to the PJCACLEI inquiry into expansion of jurisdiction - November 2021 ( PDF 154.51 KB ) - 10 November 2021

Inquiry into the expansion of ACLEI’s jurisdiction and the corruption vulnerabilities of law enforcement agencies’ contracted services
On 10 November 2021 the ACCC provided a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australia Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity for its inquiry into the expansion of ACLEI’s jurisdiction and the corruption vulnerabilities of law enforcement agencies’ contracted services.

ACCC & AER submission to draft report of PGPA Act and Rule Independent Review ( PDF 150.14 KB ) - 22 June 2018

Independent review of the PGPA Act and Rule
On 22 June 2018, the ACCC and AER provided a submission to the draft report of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and Rule Independent Review.

Industry codes

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ACCC submission to the 2023 Franchising Code of Conduct review ( PDF 614.23 KB )  - 29 September 2023

Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct
On 15 August 2023, the Government announced a review of the Franchising Code of Conduct.

On 29 September 2023, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the consultation paper and terms of reference.

ACCC submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Competition and Consumer (Gas Market Code) Regulations 2023 ( PDF 202.36 KB ) - 25 August 2023

Inquiry into Competition and Consumer (Gas Market Code) Regulations 2023
On 8 August 2023, the Senate referred the Competition and Consumer (Gas Market Code) Regulations 2023 to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 6 October 2023.

The ACCC provided a submission in response to the terms of reference on Friday, 25 August 2023.

ACCC submission to the 2023 Food and Grocery Code Review (Dispute Resolution Provisions) ( PDF 199.58 KB ) - 13 February 2023

Review of the dispute resolution provisions in Part 5 of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct
On 30 September 2022, the Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury, the Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, released the terms of reference for the review of the dispute resolution provisions in Part 5 of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.

On 5 December 2022, Treasury released a consultation paper to inform the review’s assessment of the effectiveness of the dispute resolution provisions.

On 13 February 2023, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the consultation paper.

ACCC submission to the franchising sector reforms - consultation on regulation impact statement ( PDF 632.8 KB ) - 10 December 2019

Franchising Taskforce Regulatory Impact Statement
In November 2019 the inter-agency Franchising Taskforce sought feedback in response to a regulation impact statement. The ACCC provided a submission on 10 December 2019.

ACCC submission to the franchise relationships between car manufacturers and new car dealers RIS ( PDF 446.65 KB ) - 13 February 2019

Regulation impact statement – franchise relationships between car manufacturers and new car dealers
On 13 February 2019 the ACCC provided a submission in response to the regulation impact statement regarding franchise relationships between car manufacturers and new car dealers.

ACCC submission to the Food and Grocery Code Review - 11 May 2018 ( PDF 2.47 MB ) - 11 May 2018

ACCC submission to the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct Review ( PDF 373.63 KB ) - 8 August 2018

ACCC submission to the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct Review ( PDF 1.95 MB ) - 28 November 2018

Review of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct
In March 2018, the Government announced an independent review into the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct. On 11 May 2018, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Review’s Initial Consultation.

On 8 August 2018, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Review’s Draft Report. On 28 November 2018, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Review’s Final Report.

ACCC submission on the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct ( PDF 5.48 MB ) - 11 May 2018

Inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct
In March 2018 the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services commenced an inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct. On 11 May 2018 the ACCC made a submission to the inquiry.

Oilcode submission ( PDF 293.04 KB ) - 13 October 2015

 

Oil Code
In December 2014, the Department of Industry commenced a review of the mandatory Oil Code. On 13 October 2015 the ACCC made a submission to the review.

Horticultural code submission ( PDF 251.37 KB ) - 16 September 2015

Horticulture Code of Conduct
On 3 June 2015, the government launched an independent review of the mandatory Horticulture Code of Conduct. On 16 September 2015 the ACCC made a submission to the review.

ACCC submission to the 2013 Franchising Code Review ( PDF 614.91 KB ) - 4 January 2013

Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct
On 4 January 2013, Alan Wein commenced an independent review of the Franchising Code of Conduct. The review looked at the 2008 and 2010 amendments to the code and resulted in the development of the new 2015 Franchising Code of Conduct. The ACCC provided a submission to the review on 4 January 2013.

Insurance

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ACCC submission to the Independent review of the 2020 General Insurance Code of Practice ( PDF 239.55 KB ) - 7 June 2024 Independent review of the 2020 General Insurance Code of Practice 
In June 2024, the ACCC made a submission to the initial consultation paper for the Independent review of the 2020 General Insurance Code of Practice.
ACCC submission to Treasury’s consultation on Standardising natural hazard definitions and reviewing standard cover for insurance ( PDF 303.61 KB ) - 4 April 2024

Standard definitions and standard cover for insurance
In April 2024, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury’s consultation on Standardising natural hazard definitions and reviewing standard cover for insurance.

ACCC Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Northern Australia’s inquiry into the Cyclone Reinsurance Pool ( PDF 129.99 KB ) - 10 November 2022

Inquiry into Cyclone Reinsurance Pool
In November 2022, the ACCC made a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Northern Australia’s Inquiry into the Cyclone Reinsurance Pool.

Intellectual property

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ACCC submission to the Copyright Modernisation Consultation ( PDF 294.68 KB ) - 28 June 2018

Copyright Modernisation Consultation
In June 2018, the ACCC made a submission in relation to certain copyright reform issues to the Department of Communications and Art’s Copyright Modernisation Consultation.

ACCC submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into IP arrangements in Australia ( PDF 556.46 KB | DOCX 113.84 KB ) - 30 November 2015

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property arrangements in Australia
In August 2015 the Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12 month public inquiry into Australia's intellectual property system, including their effect on investment, competition, trade, innovation and consumer welfare. In November 2015, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the issues paper.

Media

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ACCC submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Australia's regional newspapers ( PDF 171.1 KB ) - 25 January 2022

Parliamentary Inquiry into Australia’s regional newspapers
In January 2022, the ACCC made a submission that focused on the impact of the News Media Bargaining Code for regional and remote newspapers.

Mergers

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Second submission to Treasury on urgent need for merger law reform ( PDF 1.07 MB ) - 31 January 2024

Second submission to Treasury on merger reform
In January 2024, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury in response to Treasury’s Merger Reform consultation paper.

The submission highlights the ACCC's view that reforms are urgently needed to ensure the merger laws are effective in preventing anti-competitive transactions, particularly during the current cost of living crisis.

Submission to Treasury on ACCC preliminary views on options for merger control process ( PDF 464.28 KB ) - 20 December 2023

Submission to Treasury on merger reform
In December 2023, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury in response to Treasury’s Merger Reform consultation paper. The submission focuses on the ACCC’s preliminary views in response to the options for reforms to the merger control process as set out in the consultation paper.

Submission to Treasury on merger reform ( PDF 459.44 KB ) - 9 March 2023 Submission to Treasury on merger reform

In March 2023, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury on the ACCC’s merger reform proposals. These proposals were then set out in a speech by the ACCC Chair to the National Press Club on 12 April 2023. The submission was made before Treasury commenced the Competition Review announced in August 2023.

Misuse of market power

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ACCC submission to the Targeted Review of NZC Act ( PDF 190.81 KB | DOCX 75.96 KB ) - 12 February 2016

Targeted review of the Commerce Act 1986 (NZ) cross submission ( PDF 1.25 MB | DOCX 96.86 KB ) - 21 July 2016

Targeted review of the Commerce Act 1986 (NZ) cross submission
The ACCC provided a submission to the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Review of the Commerce Act on 12 February 2016 in relation to misuse of market power. In July 2016, in response to the NZ MBIE request for further submissions, the ACCC provided a second submission to the process.

ACCC submission to the Treasury ( PDF 360.91 KB | DOCX 110.92 KB ) - 11 February 2016

Options to strengthen the misuse of market power law
The ACCC provided a submission to the Government’s public consultation on options to strengthen the misuse of market power law on 11 February 2016.

Motor vehicles

Submission title Description
ACCC submission to Treasury on the Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Information Sharing Scheme Bill ( PDF 241.85 KB ) - January 2021

ACCC submission on the Exposure Draft of the Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Information Sharing Scheme Bill
In January 2021 the ACCC made a submission to Treasury on the Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Information Sharing Scheme Bill. The submission was in response to an Exposure Draft of an amendment to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

ACCC submission to Treasury’s consultation on a mandatory scheme for the sharing of motor vehicle service and repair information ( PDF 270.59 KB ) - March 2019

ACCC submission in response to Treasury's consultation paper
In March 2019 the ACCC made a submission in response to Treasury’s consultation paper on a mandatory code for the sharing of motor vehicle service and repair information. The submission covered the ACCC’s observations and recommendations in relation to Treasury’s consultation topics. In the submission the ACCC strongly supported a mandatory scheme for car manufacturers to share technical information with independent repairers to promote competition in vehicle repairs and servicing.

ACCC submission to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development ( PDF 3.12 MB ) - 31 October 2014

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development consultation on the 2014 review of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989
In October 2014 the ACCC provided a submission to the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development on its Options Discussion Paper for the 2014 review of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

Postal services

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ACCC submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications ( PDF 146.14 KB ) - 15 February 2021

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications review of the Australian Postal Corporation Regulations 1996
In February 2021, the ACCC provided a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications on the proposed remaking of Part 3 of the Australian Postal Corporation Regulations 1996.

Privacy

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Privacy Act Review - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - Government Response Submission ( PDF 303.36 KB ) - March 2023 Privacy Act Review - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - Government Response Submission
On 31 March 2023, the ACCC provided a submission to the Attorney-General’s Department to inform the Australian Government’s response to the Privacy Act Review Report.
ACCC submission to the Review of national arrangements for the protection and management of identity information ( PDF 449.62 KB ) - 14 November 2018

Review of national arrangements for the protection and management of identity information
On 14 November 2018, the ACCC provided a submission to the Department of Home Affairs for the Review of national arrangements for the protection and management of identity information.

Privatisations

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ACCC submission to the inquiry into the proposed long term lease of land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria ( PDF 422.6 KB ) - 6 July 2018

ACCC submission to the inquiry into the proposed long term lease of land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria
In July 2018 the ACCC made a submission to the Victorian Legislative Council’s Select Committee inquiry into the proposed long term lease of land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria.

ACCC submission to the inquiry into the proposed lease of the Port of Melbourne ( PDF 257.29 KB | DOCX 102.19 KB ) - 14 September 2015

Inquiry into the Proposed Lease of the Port of Melbourne
In September 2015 the ACCC made a submission to the Victorian Legislative Council’s Select Committee inquiry into the proposed lease of the Port of Melbourne.

Product safety

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ACCC submission to National Transport Commission consultation on the automated vehicle safety reforms ( PDF 148.46 KB ) - 14 June 2024 National Transport Commission consultation on the proposed regulatory framework for automated vehicle safety
On 14 June 2024, the ACCC made a submission to the National Transport Commission in response to their consultation paper on their proposed regulatory framework for automated vehicle safety in Australia.
ACCC submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration Proposed reforms to the regulation of vapes ( PDF 155.69 KB ) - 18 September 2023

Therapeutic Goods Administration Proposed reforms to the regulation of vapes
On 18 September 2023 the ACCC made a submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s consultation paper.

ACCC submission to the Senate Inquiry into Residential Electrification ( PDF 273.06 KB ) - 6 October 2023

Senate Inquiry into Residential Electrification
On 6 October 2023 the ACCC made a submission to the Senate Inquiry into Residential Electrification.

ACCC submission to the review of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (Qld) – Final Report ( PDF 156.04 KB ) - 17 August 2023

Queensland Office of Industrial Relations consultation on the review of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (Qld) – Final Report
On 17 August 2023 the ACCC made a submission to the Queensland Office of Industrial Relations on their consultation on the review of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (Qld) – Final Report.

ACCC submission to the review of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (Qld) – Discussion paper ( PDF 206.29 KB ) - 30 June 2023

Queensland Office of Industrial Relations consultation on the review of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (Qld) – Discussion paper

On 30 June 2023 the ACCC made a submission to the Queensland Office of Industrial Relations on their consultation on the review of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (Qld) – Discussion Paper.
ACCC submission to the Department of Health and Aged Care’s Tobacco and Other Products Bill exposure draft ( PDF 214.61 KB ) - 12 July 2023

Department of Health and Aged Care public consultation on Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Legislation 2023
On 12 July 2023 the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Health and Aged Care in response to its public consultation on the Exposure Draft of its Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Legislation 2023.

ACCC submission to the NSW statutory review of the Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2017 ( PDF 115.26 KB ) - 5 December 2022

NSW Department of Customer Service targeted consultation on the statutory review of the Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2017
On 5 December 2022 the ACCC made a submission to the NSW Department of Customer Service in response to its discussion paper on the statutory review of the Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2017.

ACCC submission to the National Transport Commission on the regulatory framework for automated vehicles ( PDF 220.81 KB ) - 3 August 2021

National Transport Commission targeted consultation on the regulatory framework for automated vehicles
On 3 August 2021 the ACCC made a submission to the National Transport Commission in response to its discussion paper on the regulatory framework for automated vehicles in Australia.

ACCC submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration consultation on vaporiser nicotine products ( PDF 177.37 KB ) - 29 March 2021

Therapeutic Goods Administration consultation on a proposed standard for vaporiser nicotine products
On 29 March 2021, the ACCC made a submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration in response to its consultation paper on a proposed standard for vaporiser nicotine products.

ACCC submission to the Independent Review of the Agvet Chemicals Regulatory System ( PDF 226.92 KB ) - 4 March 2021

Draft Report of the Independent Review of the Agvet Chemicals Regulatory System
On March 4 2021 the ACCC made a submission to the Independent Review Panel in response to its draft report of the review of the Agvet Chemicals Regulatory System.

ACCC submission to the National Transport Commission on automated vehicles ( PDF 398.8 KB ) - 22 January 2021

National Transport Commission consultation on a national in-service safety law for automated vehicles
On 22 January 2021 the ACCC made a submission to the National Transport Commission in response to its discussion paper on a national in-service safety law for automated vehicles.

ACCC submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration ( PDF 220.47 KB ) - 12 November 2020

Therapeutic Goods Administration interim decision on nicotine scheduling
On 23 September 2020 the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) announced an interim decision on its proposal to amend the scheduling of nicotine in the Poisons Standard. The interim decision proposed to reschedule nicotine for human use in products such as electronic cigarettes, while retaining exemptions for tobacco prepared for smoking and registered smoking cessation products. The ACCC made a submission to the TGA in response to the interim decision on 12 November 2020.

ACCC submission to Austroads ( PDF 167.8 KB ) - 30 September 2019

Austroads Motorised Mobility Devices consultation
On 30 September 2019 the ACCC made a submission to Austroads in response to its Motorised Mobility Devices Discussion Paper: Establishing a Nationally Consistent Framework and Adopting Technical Specification 3695.3.2018. The discussion paper sought input on the proposed adoption of the Technical Specification for Motorised Mobility Devices developed by Standards Australia as a possible means of establishing a nationally consistent framework for powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

ACCC submission to the National Transport Commission ( PDF 184.83 KB ) - 10 September 2019 Consultation on in-service safety for automated vehicles
On 10 September 2019, the ACCC made a submission to the National Transport Commission in response to their consultation regulation impact statement on in-service safety for automated vehicles. This consultation sought input from stakeholders on how the safety of automated vehicles should be regulated.
ACCC submission to Standards Australia ( PDF 13.11 MB ) - 21 August 2019

Standards Australia consultation on its Distribution and Licensing Policy Framework
On 21 August 2019, the ACCC made a submission to Standards Australia in response to its Distribution and Licensing Policy Framework discussion paper. The discussion paper sought input from stakeholders on the design of Standards Australia’s distribution model to deliver greater reach and access to Standards Australia content.

ACCC submission to the Review of Tobacco Control Legislation ( PDF 104.95 KB ) - 8 April 2019

Review of Tobacco Control Legislation
On 8 April 2019, the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Health consultation on the Review of Tobacco Control Legislation. This consultation sought input from stakeholders on a thematic review of tobacco control legislation in Australia.

ACCC submission to the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Review ( PDF 266.33 KB ) - 21 February 2019

Review of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency
On 21 February 2019, the ACCC made a submission to the five year review of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA), an independent statutory authority established by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013. ASEA administers the National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Management and Awareness, to prevent exposure to asbestos fibres and to assist in the elimination of asbestos-related disease in Australia.

ACCC submission to Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Consultation ( PDF 158.22 KB ) - 21 February 2019

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources consultation on Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals
On 21 February 2019, the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources consultation on the proposal to deregulate certain agricultural and veterinary chemicals. The submission comments on the exposure draft of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Timeshift Applications and Other Measures) Regulations 2018.

ACCC submission to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources on pet food safety ( PDF 296.93 KB ) - 17 December 2018 Pet food safety regulatory approaches
On 17 December 2018, the ACCC made a submission to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources following an inquiry by the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport (the Senate Committee) into pet food safety regulatory approaches. The submission responds to recommendations made by the Senate Committee.
ACCC submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities ( PDF 388.85 KB ) - 15 March 2018

Motor Vehicle Standards Act (MVSA) Review
On 13 December 2017 the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities (DIRDaC) released its exposure draft of the Road Vehicle Standards package of legislation. This package included the draft Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018 (the Bill), the Explanatory Memorandum to the Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018 and the Road Vehicle Standards Rules 2017 (the Rules) which, if passed, would replace the current Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 and its subordinate legislation. The ACCC made a submission to DIRDaC in response to the package of legislation on 15 March 2018.

ACCC submission to the inquiry into electronic cigarettes and personal vaporisers ( PDF 1.04 MB ) - 3 July 2017

Inquiry into the Use and Marketing of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers
Following a referral on 25 May 2017 from the Minister for Health and Sport, The Hon Greg Hunt MP; the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport commenced an inquiry into the marketing and use of e-cigarettes and personal vaporisers in Australia. The ACCC made a submission in response to the inquiry’s terms of reference on 3 July 2017.

ACCC submission to the Queensland Public Works & Utility Committee ( PDF 168.03 KB ) - 21 June 2017

Building and Construction Legislation (Non-conforming Building Products – Chain of Responsibility and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2017
On 21 June 2017 the ACCC made a submission to the Queensland Public Works and Utility Committee in response to the Committee’s call for submissions on the proposed Building and Construction Legislation (Non-conforming Building Products – Chain of Responsibility and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2017.

ACCC submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s consultation on ‘low risk’ goods ( PDF 371.54 KB ) - 18 May 2017

Therapeutic Goods Administration’s consultation on options for the future regulation of 'low risk' products
On 31 March 2017, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) released a consultation paper on options for the future regulation of ‘low risk’ products, including deregulation of certain classes of products. The paper noted the relationship between the Australian Consumer Law and therapeutic goods legislation. The ACCC made a submission on 18 May 2017 in response to the TGA’s request for comment.

Productivity

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ACCC submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Australia's Productivity Performance ( PDF 293.35 KB ) - 22 April 2022

ACCC submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Australia’s Productivity Performance
On 22 April 2022 the ACCC made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Australia’s Productivity Performance.

Scams

Submission title Description
ACCC submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement inquiry into the capability of law enforcement to respond to cybercrime ( PDF 174.98 KB )  - 20 December 2023

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry into the capability of law enforcement to respond to cybercrime
On 16 October 2023, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement initiated an inquiry into the capability of law enforcement to respond to cybercrime. In December 2023, the ACCC made a submission in response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement’s Inquiry.

Supermarkets

Submission title Description
ACCC submission to the Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices ( PDF 464.28 KB ) - February 2024

Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices' Inquiry into price setting and market power of major supermarkets
On 6 December 2023, the Senate resolved that the Select Committee on Supermarket Prices be established to inquire into and report on the price setting practice and market power of major supermarkets. In February 2024, the ACCC made a submission in response to the Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices' Inquiry.

Terminal access

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ACCC submission to the draft Moorebank IMEX Terminal Access Protocol ( PDF 810.85 KB ) - 12 July 2019

Moorebank Intermodal Company industry consultation on draft Moorebank IMEX Terminal Access Protocol
On 12 July 2019, the ACCC made a submission to the Moorebank Intermodal Company in response to the draft Moorebank IMEX Terminal Access Protocol for the Moorebank Logistics Park Import-Export Terminal.

Unfair contract terms

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ACCC submission to the Review of Unfair Contract Term Protections for Small Business ( PDF 756.17 KB ) - November 2018

Review of Unfair Contract Term Protections for Small Business
In November 2018, the ACCC made a submission to Treasury’s Review of Unfair Contract Term Protections for Small Business.

ACCC submission - Extension of unfair contract terms protections to insurance contracts ( PDF 447.46 KB ) - August 2018

Extension of unfair contract terms protections to insurance contracts
On 23 August 2018, the ACCC made a submission in response to the Treasury Proposals Paper on Extending Unfair Contract terms protections to insurance contracts.

Water

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ACCC submission to the Productivity Commission's National Water Reform Inquiry 2024 interim report ( PDF 142.5 KB ) - 1 May 2024

National Water Reform 2024 Inquiry
The ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission's National Water Reform Inquiry 2024 interim report on 1 May 2024.

ACCC submission to the National Water Reform inquiry 2024 ( PDF 217.54 KB ) - 1 February 2024

National Water Reform 2024 Inquiry

The ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission’s National Water Reform Inquiry 2024 on 1 February 2024.
ACCC submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Implementation Review 2023 (interim report) ( PDF 155.9 KB ) - 16 November 2023

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Implementation review 2023

The ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission’s interim report on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Implementation review 2023 on 16 November 2023
ACCC submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Implementation Review 2023 ( PDF 298.14 KB ) - 28 July 2023

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Implementation review 2023

The ACCC provided a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Implementation review 2023 on 28 July 2023.
ACCC submission to the Inspector-General of Water Compliance's Regulatory Policy consultation ( PDF 165.97 KB ) - 28 April 2023

The Inspector-General of Water Compliance’s Regulatory Policy consultation

The ACCC provided a submission to the Inspector-General of Water Compliance’s Regulatory Policy consultation on 28 April 2023.
ACCC submission to Select Committee on the status of water trading in New South Wales ( PDF 199.53 KB ) - 4 July 2022

Select Committee on the status of water trading in New South Wales
The ACCC provided a submission to the Select Committee on the status of water trading in New South Wales on 4 July 2022. The Committee is due to report by 30 November 2022.

ACCC submission to PC Inquiry into the effectiveness of the Basin Plan ( PDF 734.48 KB ) - 19 April 2018

Inquiry into the effectiveness of implementation of the Basin Plan - Five Year Assessment
The ACCC provided a submission to the Issues Paper for the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the effectiveness of implementation of the Basin Plan on 19 April 2018.

ACCC submission to the National Water Reform Inquiry Draft Report ( PDF 380.93 KB ) - 19 October 2017

National Water Reform Inquiry
The ACCC provided a submission to the Draft Report for the Productivity Commission’s National Water Reform Inquiry on 25 October. This inquiry is required under the Water Act 2007 (Cth).

ACCC submission to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into the Management, Governance and Use of Environmental Water ( PDF 3.95 MB ) - 25 August 2017

Inquiry into the Management, Governance and Use of Environmental Water
In August 2017, the ACCC made a submission to the inquiry into the management, governance and use of environmental water in Victoria, conducted by the Victorian Parliament’s Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee. The Committee will report by no later than June 2018.

ACCC submission to the National Water Reform Inquiry Issues Paper ( PDF 805.54 KB | DOCX 215.4 KB ) - 18 April 2017

National Water Reform Inquiry
The ACCC provided a submission to the Issues Paper for the Productivity Commission’s National Water Reform Inquiry on 18 April. This inquiry is required under the Water Act 2007 (Cth).

ACCC submission to the review of the Water Act 2007 ( PDF 278.76 KB | DOCX 65.79 KB ) - 4 July 2014

Review of the Water Act 2007
The ACCC provided a submission to the review of the Water Act 2007 on 4 July. The review is required by section 253 of the Water Act.

Waterfront and shipping

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ACCC submission to the Senate Inquiry into the policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping ( PDF 1.25 MB ) - 28 February 2019

Senate Inquiry into the policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping
On 28 February 2019 the ACCC provided a submission to the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for its inquiry into the policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping.

ACCC submission to the Government's Options Paper: Approaches to regulating coastal shipping in Australia ( PDF 112.84 KB ) - May 2014

Approaches to regulating coastal shipping in Australia
In May 2014 the ACCC provided a submission to the Government Options Paper: Approaches to regulating coastal shipping in Australia.

Wheat export

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Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry second Wheat Port Code review discussion paper ( PDF 2.89 MB ) - 14 December 2023

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry discussion paper on second Wheat Port Code review
On 14 December 2023, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry’s discussion paper on the second review of the Competition and Consumer (Industry Code – Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat)) Regulation 2014.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Wheat Port Code review interim report ( PDF 2.34 MB ) - 10 May 2018

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources interim report on Wheat Port Code review
On 10 May 2018, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ interim report on the review of the Competition and Consumer (Industry Code – Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat)) Regulation 2014.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Wheat Port Code review issues paper ( PDF 297.39 KB ) - 12 December 2017

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources issues paper on Wheat Port Code review
On 12 December 2017, the ACCC provided a submission in response to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ issues paper on the review of the Competition and Consumer (Industry Code – Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat)) Regulation 2014.

ACCC submission to the Department of Agriculture ( PDF 124.02 KB | DOCX 350.34 KB ) - June 2014

Mandatory code of conduct for bulk wheat port terminal access
In June 2014 the ACCC provided a submission on the draft Competition and Consumer (Industry Code – Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat)) Regulation 2014 and associated early assessment Regulation Impact Statement.

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