Updates

3 April 2019

Just bought a new car?

If something goes wrong with your new car, you may be entitled to a remedy under the consumer guarantees as well as the manufacturer's warranty or any extended warranty you might have.
1 April 2019

ACCC extends transmission regulation for five years

The ACCC has decided to extend the DTCS declaration for a further five years and to vary the service description, consistent with its draft report released on 5 December 2018.
28 March 2019

Myer to conduct joint promotions with concession stores

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise Myer to invite 'concession stores', which operate separate businesses within Myer stores and/or sell through Myer’s online retail store, to take part in Myer promotions.
28 March 2019

Mood Media and Stingray Group to conduct joint negotiations with APRA AMCOS

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by Mood Media Australia Pty Ltd (Mood Media) on behalf of itself and Stingray Group Inc (Stingray Group) to enable them to collectively negotiate the terms and conditions of music licence agreements with APRA AMCOS.
21 March 2019

David Jones to conduct joint promotions with concession stores

The ACCC has issued a final determination re-authorising David Jones department stores to invite “concession stores”, which operate separate businesses within David Jones stores and/or sell through David Jones' online retail store, to take part in David Jones promotions.

The ACCC has previously granted authorisation to David Jones for substantially the same conduct three times, each time for five years.  The current authorisation is due to expire on 17 April 2019, which is why David Jones is seeking re-authorisation.

1 March 2019

Tobacco Free certification trademark approved

The ACCC has approved an application for a certification trademark that signals to potential investors that investments by a fund manager or financial institution are ‘tobacco-free’.
1 March 2019

David Jones to conduct joint promotions with concession stores

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise David Jones department stores to invite “concession stores”, which operate separate businesses within David Jones stores and/or sell through David Jones' online retail store, to take part in David Jones promotions.
28 February 2019

ACCC grants interim authorisation to the Recruitment, Consulting & Staffing Association

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation to allow the Recruitment, Consulting & Staffing Association Limited (RCSA) to continue to give effect to RCSA’s previously authorised Professional Conduct Regime.
15 February 2019

ACCC issues ACCCount for October to December 2018 quarter

ACCCount details the ACCC’s enforcement, compliance, merger, adjudication, economic regulation, market studies, advocacy and international activities.
7 February 2019

ACCC seeks views on regulation at GrainCorp's Portland bulk grain port terminal

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released an issues paper seeking views on whether to exempt GrainCorp Operations Limited (GrainCorp) from certain parts of the Code at its port terminal facility at Portland.