On 27 March 2019, Byron Shire Council, Ballina Shire Council, Clarence Valley Council, Kyogle Shire Council, Rous County Council and Tweed Shire Council (together, ‘the Councils’) lodged a collective bargaining notification seeking to jointly tender, negotiate and administer individual contracts with a financial institution for banking and bill payment services.
The ACCC has issued a final determination re-authorising 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.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released an issues paper seeking views on whether T-Ports Pty Ltd (T-Ports) should be exempt from certain parts of the Wheat Ports Code when providing bulk grain export port terminal services at Lucky Bay.
The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by Byron Shire Council, on behalf of itself, Ballina Shire Council and Richmond Valley Council (together, the Councils) to jointly tender, negotiate and administer contracts in relation to the receival, sorting, recovery and processing of recyclables.
The ACCC welcomes amendments to the water charge rules designed to improve pricing transparency and make it easier for operators to comply. The changes are now expected to come into effect on 1 July 2020.