Updates

21 December 2018

Joint recommendations to improve gas market transparency

The ACCC and Gas Market Reform Group (GMRG) have today released a joint paper on measures to improve the transparency of the east coast gas market.

The joint paper follows an announcement by the then Prime Minister in March 2017 for the ACCC and GMRG to work together to advise on options to quickly improve transparency across the gas supply chain.

In keeping with the Prime Minister’s announcement, the ACCC and GMRG have worked together to identify the information deficiencies in the east coast gas market and the measures that could be taken to address these.

20 December 2018

Rivawine wine grape grower group to receive 10 year immunity for collective negotiation

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by Rivawine Collaboration Pty Ltd (Rivawine).
19 December 2018

Victorian pharmacists to collectively negotiate with electricity retailers

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia – Victorian Branch (the Guild) on behalf its members to enable collective negotiations with electricity retailers in Victoria.
17 December 2018

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to Queensland councils for collective waste tendering

The ACCC has released a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Central Highlands and Isaac Regional Council (the Applicants) to collectively tender and contract for waste collection services until 4 October 2029.
14 December 2018

Tasmanian vegetable exporters to collectively negotiate cheaper shipping

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification to allow collective negotiation of shipping on behalf of Tasmanian carrot and onion exporters.