Updates

14 October 2015

ACCC joins international effort to combat online consumer issues

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has joined a global effort of 34 nations to better combat e-commerce issues faced by consumers, including online scams.
29 September 2015

ACCC testing prompts recalls of fire risk cigarettes

The ACCC has negotiated recalls with two suppliers of cigarettes in Australia after testing revealed their products fail to comply with the mandatory safety standard for reduced fire risk.
11 September 2015

ACCC statement on asbestos in crayons

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has conducted testing on a range of wax crayons and identified traces of asbestos in a number of products.
17 July 2015

ACCC to hold Canberra consumer forum on Coles' proposed acquisition of ACT Supabarn supermarkets

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is inviting members of the public to attend a consumer forum as part of its consideration of the proposed acquisition of nine Supabarn supermarkets by Coles.
10 July 2015

Disruptions to travel and holiday plans

There are a range of options available to you when facing disruption or cancellation of travel plans outside of your control.
3 July 2015

Q & A: Coles proposed acquisition of Supabarn supermarkets

The ACCC’s mergers team invites submissions on the review of Coles' proposed acquisition of Supabarn supermarkets.
14 June 2015

Infinity cable recall: act now before it's too late

There is faulty electrical cabling in thousands of Australian homes and businesses. Time is running out before the cables become a fire or electrocution risk. Act now before it’s too late—get your cable checked.
2 April 2015

A 'free' gift could cost you thousands

Before you sign up for a Vocational education and training (VET) course, the ACCC is encouraging you to understand exactly what you are committing to, what it will cost and what the course will deliver.
11 February 2015

ACCC conducting market research

The ACCC has engaged market research company ORC international to conduct research as part of a project to help us understand how well the role of the ACCC is understood, how effective we are and how well we communicate.