Updates

16 July 2015

ACCC proposes to authorise collective negotiations of model terms by directors

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation for five years 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.

Further information is available on the public register.

16 July 2015

ACCC proposes to authorise collective negotiations of model terms by screen producers

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation for five years 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.

15 July 2015

ACCC proposes to re-authorise Vision Eye Institute & certain ophthalmologists to discuss & agree fees

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise Vision Eye Institute, its employee ophthalmologists and ophthalmologists engaged as contractors at Vision clinics, to continue to discuss, agree and implement fees to be charged to patients for ophthalmology services supplied at Vision clinics.
9 July 2015

ACCC authorises joint procurement for waste services by local NSW councils

The ACCC has issued a determination authorising Maitland City Council, Cessnock City Council, and Singleton Council to jointly procure organic waste collection and processing services
9 July 2015

ACCC authorises joint procurement for waste services by local Victorian councils

The ACCC has issued a determination authorising the MWRRG to act on behalf of some local councils to jointly procure services relating to the receiving and processing of recyclable waste.
8 July 2015

ACCC not to revoke Yamaha notification

Having closely considered the concerns raised by industry participants, the ACCC has decided not to revoke Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd’s notification which allows it to restrict its franchisees to offering only Yamaha affiliated finance and insurance in relation to new Yamaha motorcycles and marine products
23 June 2015

ACCC seeks views on whether to reduce regulation at Port of Brisbane bulk wheat facilities

The ACCC has released an issues paper seeking views on whether to reduce the level of regulation at bulk wheat port terminals owned by GrainCorp Operations Limited and Queensland Bulk Terminals (QBT) at the Port of Brisbane.
11 June 2015

ACCC proposes to authorise joint procurement for waste services by NSW councils

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Maitland City Council, Cessnock City Council, and Singleton Council to jointly procure organic waste collection and processing services.
11 June 2015

ACCC proposes to authorise joint procurement for waste services by Victorian councils

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to MRRG to act on behalf of the councils to jointly procure services relating to the receiving and processing of recyclable waste.
11 May 2015

ACCC grants interim authorisation to the Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group and others

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation to allow the Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group to progress a joint tendering and negotiation process on behalf of certain councils for services relating to the receiving, sorting, compacting, and processing of kerbside collected recyclable material.