Updates

30 September 2014

Celebration: 40 years of making markets work

The ACCC is today celebrating the 40-year anniversary of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (TPA). On 1 October 1974, the TPA took effect and the forerunner to the ACCC, the Trade Practices Commission opened its doors for the first time.
25 September 2014

ACCC proposes to authorise Jewellers Association of Australia to establish retail tenancy database

The ACCC proposes to authorise the Jewellers Association of Australia to establish a retail tenancy database for use by members. The database will provide de-identified information about the terms and conditions of commercial leases entered into by members.
25 September 2014

GrainCorp’s contingency plan for wheat port access arrangements approved by the ACCC

The ACCC has consented to GrainCorp Operations Limited’s application to extend and vary its 2011 wheat Port Terminal Services Access Undertaking.
25 September 2014

CBH’s contingency plan for wheat port access arrangements approved by the ACCC

The ACCC has consented to Co-operative Bulk Handling Limited’s application to extend and vary its 2011 wheat Port Terminal Services Access Undertaking.
25 September 2014

Small business tips from the experts: free webinar

We're joining the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Taxation Office and the Fair Work Ombudsman in presenting a free and interactive webinar for small businesses.
24 September 2014

ACCC grants interim authorisation to Racing and Wagering Western Australia

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation to allow RWWA to make and give effect to the six identified provisions in an Agreement with the Hong Kong Jockey Club Horse Race Betting Limited, and make and give effect to the six identified provisions in an Agreement with HKJC Club Horse Race Betting Limited.
24 September 2014

ACCC grants interim authorisation to Tabcorp Wagering Manager & Ors

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation to allow Tabcorp Wagering Manager (Vic) Pty Ltd, TAB Limited and Tabcorp Europe Limited to make and give effect to the four specified provisions in Agreements with HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited.
24 September 2014

ACCC authorises Melbourne councils to undertake joint tendering for organic waste processing services

The ACCC has issued a determination authorising the Metropolitan Waste Management Group, Knox City Council, Maroondah City Council, Yarra Ranges Shire Council, Manningham City Council and Whitehorse City Council to undertake a joint tender and contract process for the supply of organic waste processing services.
23 September 2014

Harper Competition Policy Review Draft Report released

The Harper Competition Policy Review released its draft report on 22 September 2014.
10 September 2014

ACCC re-authorises Victorian lottery agents to collectively bargain

The ACCC has issued a determination re-authorising the Lottery Agents Association of Victoria to collectively bargain on behalf of its members with Tatts, Intralot and any other holders of Victorian lottery licences for 10 years.