Updates

30 September 2022

The ACCC has decided to grant authorisation to enable collective waste services procurement for Goulburn Valley & North East regions

The ACCC has decided to revoke authorisation AA1000453 and grant substitute authorisation AA1000610 to enable the State of Victoria, represented by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, on behalf of themselves and 14 regional councils, 4 Victorian alpine resort management boards and Alpine Resorts Victoria to jointly procure a range of waste and resource recovery services.
30 September 2022

The ACCC grants authorisation to LGA Procurement & Ors to undertake a joint tender process to procure retail electricity services in South Australia

The ACCC has issued a final determination granting authorisation to LGA Procurement, on behalf of itself, 64 local government councils and seven associated local government entities (collectively, the Participating Entities), to pool the Participating Entities’ electricity demand, and jointly investigate and evaluate tenders for the supply of retail electricity services (including Accredited Renewable Electricity and Unspecified Electricity) to the Participating Entities.
28 September 2022

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to BP Australia Pty Ltd to expand the existing BP Rewards Program

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to BP Australia Pty Ltd to expand the BP Rewards Program by introducing additional fuel and non-fuel offers at BP sites and participating BP Reseller sites for all or certain groups of consumers who are members of the existing BP Rewards Program.
21 September 2022

ACCC grants authorisation for ongoing supermarket cooperation on COVID-19 response

On 21 September 2022, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (the ACCC) made a final determination granting authorisation, with conditions, to enable Coles Group Limited, other participating supermarkets and other approved supermarkets to continue cooperating in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure supply and distribution of retail products and a safe operating environment.
15 September 2022

ACCC allows Telstra and NBN Co to amend broadband agreements as part of Telstra restructure

The ACCC has issued a final determination authorising Telstra Corporation Limited, Telstra Limited, NBN Co and their related entities to give effect to amendments to agreements they entered into in 2011 and 2014 which facilitated the rollout of the national broadband network.
2 September 2022

ACCC approves Viterra's varied capacity allocation system

The ACCC has considered Viterra’s application and has approved the varied capacity allocation system set out in Viterra’s Port Loading Protocols for its six bulk grain export port terminals in South Australia.
1 September 2022

ACCC begins publishing extended LNG netback prices

The ACCC has today begun publishing oil-linked LNG netback prices on its website
25 August 2022

ACCC proposes to grant conditional authorisation to enable the Australian Bedding Stewardship Council (ABSC)

The ACCC proposes to grant conditional authorisation to enable the Australian Bedding Stewardship Council (ABSC), its members, and participants of the ‘Recycle My Mattress’ Scheme, to establish and operate the Scheme for the recycling of end-of-life (EOL) mattresses for 5 years.
25 August 2022

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to AEMO and energy industry participants to coordinate in response to ongoing energy industry challenges

On 25 August 2022, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (the ACCC) made a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation, with conditions, to enable the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and energy industry participants to engage in certain coordination, input sharing, and information sharing activities for the purpose of ensuring the reliable operation of energy systems (the Proposed Conduct).
10 August 2022

The ACCC proposes to authorise LGA Procurement & Ors to undertake a joint tender process to procure retail electricity services in South Australia

On 9 August 2022, the ACCC made a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to LGA Procurement, on behalf of itself, 64 local government councils and 7 associated local government entities (collectively, the Participating Entities), to pool the Participating Entities’ electricity demand, and jointly investigate and evaluate tenders for the supply of retail electricity services (including Accredited Renewable Electricity and Unspecified Electricity) to the Participating Entities.