Updates

12 October 2015

ACCC grants authorisation to Brisbane councils for joint waste tender

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted authorisation for Redland City Council and Brisbane City Council to jointly procure, negotiate and contract for waste, green waste and recyclables collection services until 30 October 2034.
31 August 2015

ACCC proposes to re-authorise fee-free ATM agreement between Suncorp and Bendigo banks

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise arrangements between Suncorp-Metway Limited and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited, whereby the two banks agree not to directly charge each other’s cardholders for ATM transactions. The ACCC proposes to re-authorise the arrangements for ten years.
31 August 2015

ACCC grants authorisation granted to Australian Payments Clearing Association Limited

The ACCC has issued a determination granting authorisation for five years to the certification, suspension and termination provisions of the Australian Payments Clearing Association Limited’s (APCA) Issuers and Acquirers Community (IAC) Regulations and IAC Code Set.
19 August 2015

ACCC authorises BP participation in Velocity Program

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a determination granting authorisation for five years for BP Australia Pty Ltd and its participating fuel resellers to allow them to collectively participate in the Velocity Frequent Flyer Program (Velocity Program), a loyalty scheme associated with Virgin Australia.

This includes allowing BP to require BP branded fuel resellers to participate in the Velocity Program as a condition of offering new BP reseller agreements or renewing existing reseller agreements.

 

14 August 2015

ACCC authorises collective negotiations of model terms by directors

The ACCC has issued a determination granting authorisation until 4 September 2020 to allow the Australian Directors Guild Limited, on behalf of its current and future members, to collectively negotiate a model agreement with Screen Producers Australia for use by directors when contracting with producers of television series and serials.
14 August 2015

ACCC authorises collective negotiations of model terms by screen producers

The ACCC has issued a determination granting authorisation until 4 September 2020 to Screen Producers Australia, to allow its current and future members to collectively negotiate model terms of engagement with the Australian Directors Guild, the Australian Writers’ Guild and the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance, and to give effect to existing and future model terms when contracting with current and future members of these organisations.
13 August 2015

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to Queensland Councils for joint procurement for waste and recycling collection services

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Redland City Council and Brisbane City Council to jointly tender and enter into contracts for the supply of waste, green waste and recyclable collection services.
7 August 2015

ACCC varies authorisation granted to South Australian chicken growers contracted to Inghams

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a determination varying the authorisation granted to South Australian chicken growers contracted to Inghams Enterprises Pty Ltd (Inghams), which allows them to collectively bargain with Inghams.
27 July 2015

ACCC proposes to authorise payment clearing system regulations

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation for five years to the certification, suspension and termination provisions of the Australian Payments Clearing Association’s proposed Issuers and Acquirers Community (IAC) Regulations and IAC Code Set.
17 July 2015

ACCC proposes to authorise BP participation in Velocity Program

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation for five years for BP Australia Pty Ltd and its participating fuel resellers to allow them to collectively participate in the Velocity Frequent Flyer Program (Velocity Program), a loyalty scheme associated with Virgin Australia.