Updates

30 October 2014

ACCC authorises Jewellers Association proposal for a tailored retail tenancies database

The ACCC has granted authorisation until 31 December 2019 to allow the Jewellers Association of Australia to work with members to establish and operate a retail tenancy database.
30 October 2014

ACCC proposes to authorise collective negotiation of purchase of mining tyres by Anglo American & Jellinbah

The ACCC proposes to grant authorisation for 5 years to Anglo American Services and Jellinbah Group to collectively negotiate terms and conditions for the purchase of tyres for mining vehicles.
29 October 2014

ACCC authorises Tabcorp & TAB’s international pooling arrangements

The ACCC has issued a determination granting authorisation to Tabcorp, TAB and TAB ACT in relation to international pooling arrangements with overseas wagering operators and Premier Gateway International to allow for the transmission of bets by overseas punters into Tabcorp totalisator pools and the transmission of bets by Australian punters into overseas pools.
29 October 2014

ACCC proposes to authorise Racing & Wagering Western Australia’s international pooling arrangements

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Racing and Wagering Western Australia in relation to current and future pooling arrangements with overseas wagering operators to allow for the transmission of bets by Western Australian punters into overseas pools.
29 October 2014

ACCC proposes to authorise Tabcorp, TAB, TAB Europe & TAB ACT’s international pooling arrangements

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Tabcorp, TAB, TAB Europe and Tabcorp ACT in relation to international pooling arrangements with HKJC Horse Race Betting Limited and to allow for the transmission of bets by Australian punters into Hong Kong pools.
29 October 2014

ACCC proposes to allow graduate medical schools to continue streamlined admission & interview policies

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise the Preference and Interview Policy of the GAMSAT Consortium relating to the admission and interviewing of applicants to study graduate–entry medicine. The ACCC proposes to re-authorise the policies for ten years.
4 March 2015

ACCC grants authorisation to Tasmanian farmers for collective bargaining with vegetable processors

The ACCC grants authorisation to the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association to allow them to continue to collectively negotiate the terms and conditions of growing contracts with vegetable processors in Tasmania.
4 March 2015

ACCC proposes to re-authorise Bulk Electronic Clearing System regulations

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise the suspension and termination provisions of the Australian Payments Clearing Association’s BECS regulations.
3 March 2015

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24 February 2015

Court puts supplier bullying on notice

Following the Coles case, other major companies should realise that no matter how much market power they hold, they must still deal with their suppliers fairly.