Updates

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.
8 September 2014

Don’t pay for free grants information

Small-business owners and entrepreneurs should be careful of websites that charge for grant-related services, when such assistance is already available for free.
4 September 2014

ACCC approves changes to Emerald’s wheat port access undertaking

The ACCC has consented to Emerald Logistics Pty Ltd’s application to extend and vary its 2013 wheat Port Terminal Services Access Undertaking. The 2013 Undertaking governs access to port terminal services at Melbourne Port Terminal and is currently set to expire on 30 September 2014.
27 August 2014

ACCC proposes to authorise joint tendering for organic waste processing services by MWMG and five Melbourne Councils

The ACCC proposes to authorise the Metropolitan Waste Management Group on behalf of itself and five metropolitan Melbourne councils (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.
27 August 2014

ACCC proposes to re-authorise certification, suspension and termination of membership provisions Consumer Electronic Clearing System rules

ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise those provisions of the Australian Payments Clearing Association’s Consumer Electronic Clearing System regulations.
27 August 2014

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

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Tabcorp and TAB 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.
27 August 2014

ACCC re-authorises ATM sub-network fee free agreement

The ACCC has re-authorised current and future FeeSmart Network members to agree not to directly charge each other’s cardholders for ATM transactions undertaken at ATMs owned by other members of the FeeSmart Network.
27 August 2014

Infinity cables frequently asked questions

Eighteen electrical retailers and wholesalers recalled Infinity electrical cables due to safety concerns on 27 August 2014.Our frequently asked questions provide detailed information about the recalled cables.