Updates

ACCC grants authorisation to Plumbing Plus

The ACCC has issued a final determination granting authorisation to Plumbing Plus and its current and future members in relation to collective bargaining arrangements, exclusive supply arrangements and a catalogue program where members may elect to take part in joint promotions involving recommended prices.
12 May 2016

ACCC seeks comment on draft guidelines for Part IIIA Access Undertakings

The ACCC has released draft Part IIIA access undertaking guidelines for public comment.
9 May 2016

ACCC proposes to re-authorise SuperTAB pooling arrangements between Tabcorp and RWWA

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise Tabcorp to give effect to an amended agreement with RWWA that will govern its participation in the SuperTAB pool operated by Tabcorp.
21 April 2016

ACCC has decided to grant authorisation to CS Energy & Ors to jointly negotiate for coal supply

ACCC has issued a final determination granting authorisation to CS Energy Limited, Callide Energy Pty Ltd, IG Power Limited and Callide Power Management Pty Limited to jointly negotiate with Batchfire Resources Pty Ltd the terms and conditions (including price) for the supply of coal to the Callide B and Callide C power stations in Queensland.
21 April 2016

Have your say on the Australian Consumer Law

Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand today released an Issues Paper calling for submissions on the Australian Consumer Law Review.
31 March 2016

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to WA chicken growers to collectively bargain with processors

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation for 10 years to chicken grower members of the Western Australian Broiler Grower Association to allow them to collectively bargain with the chicken processor they supply.
31 March 2016

ACCC authorises TLS Association Pty Ltd & TLA Australia Ltd to collectively bargain

The ACCC has issued a final determination granting authorisation to TLS Association Pty Ltd & TLA Australia Ltd (collectively, TLA) to collectively negotiate on behalf of its Telstra Licensed Shops and/or Telstra Business Centres members.
29 March 2016

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to Plumbing Plus for collective bargaining, exclusive supply arrangements & catalogue program

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation for Plumbing Plus and its members in relation to collective bargaining arrangements, exclusive supply arrangements and a catalogue program.
29 March 2016

ACCC authorises Southern Metropolitan Regional Council & Ors to collectively acquire recyclable waste processing services

The ACCC has issued a final determination granting authorisation to four Perth Councils to conduct a joint procurement process for the selection of a purchaser for their Materials Recovery Facility, and then jointly negotiating and contracting with the new owner for the provision of recyclable waste processing services.
29 March 2016

ACCC proposes to re-authorise Refrigerant Reclaim to continue recovery program

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant conditional re-authorisation to Refrigerant Reclaim Australia Ltd (RRA) and others to continue to operate a scheme to recover ozone-depleting and synthetic-greenhouse-gas refrigerants.
22 March 2016