27 August 2014

ACCC re-authorises ATM sub-network fee free agreement

The ACCC has re-authorised current and future FeeSmart Network members to agree not to directly charge each other’s cardholders for ATM transactions undertaken at ATMs owned by other members of the FeeSmart Network.
21 August 2014

ACCC authorises coordination of coal transportation

The ACCC has granted authorisation to Rio Tinto Coal Australia, Peabody Energy, and Pacific National to coordinate operational arrangements relating to the transportation of coal for export through the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, to seek to capture greater throughput efficiency.
14 August 2014

ACCC allows Catholic health providers to collectively bargain with Funding Organisations and suppliers

The ACCC has granted authorisation to the Catholic Negotiating Alliance (CNA), a network of nine hospital and aged care service providers, to collectively negotiate with Funding Organisations (including private health funds) and suppliers of various goods and services.
14 August 2014

ACCC proposes to re-authorise Queensland liquor accord framework

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant conditional authorisation for local liquor accords operating in Queensland to adopt a pro-forma liquor accord developed by the Queensland Office of Liquor and Gaming (OLGR).
14 August 2014

ACCC allows new levy to combat oyster mortality syndrome

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation for Australian Seafood Industries (ASI) to collect a levy, in conjunction with hatcheries, on the purchase of Pacific oyster spat.
13 August 2014

ACCC re-authorises collective bargaining by TAB agents in NSW with Tabcorp

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has decided to re-authorise the TAB Agents Association of New South Wales to collectively negotiate the terms and conditions of service with TAB Limited (Tabcorp) and to participate in the resolution of disputes between more than one of its members and Tabcorp.
6 August 2014

ACCC has granted authorisation to Perth councils for joint waste tender

The ACCC has decided to grant authorisation until 28 August 2020 to the Cities of Wanneroo, Joondalup and Swan to jointly procure, negotiate and contract for the supply of services to process dry commingled recyclables collected by them through their yellow lid kerbside collection service.