Updates

21 December 2018

Joint recommendations to improve gas market transparency

The ACCC and Gas Market Reform Group (GMRG) have today released a joint paper on measures to improve the transparency of the east coast gas market.

The joint paper follows an announcement by the then Prime Minister in March 2017 for the ACCC and GMRG to work together to advise on options to quickly improve transparency across the gas supply chain.

In keeping with the Prime Minister’s announcement, the ACCC and GMRG have worked together to identify the information deficiencies in the east coast gas market and the measures that could be taken to address these.

20 December 2018

Rivawine wine grape grower group to receive 10 year immunity for collective negotiation

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by Rivawine Collaboration Pty Ltd (Rivawine).
19 December 2018

Victorian pharmacists to collectively negotiate with electricity retailers

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia – Victorian Branch (the Guild) on behalf its members to enable collective negotiations with electricity retailers in Victoria.
17 December 2018

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to Queensland councils for collective waste tendering

The ACCC has released a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Central Highlands and Isaac Regional Council (the Applicants) to collectively tender and contract for waste collection services until 4 October 2029.
14 December 2018

Tasmanian vegetable exporters to collectively negotiate cheaper shipping

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification to allow collective negotiation of shipping on behalf of Tasmanian carrot and onion exporters.
22 November 2018

ACCC authorises collective waste tendering by five NSW Councils

The ACCC has released a final determination granting authorisation to Camden Council, Campbelltown City Council, Liverpool City Council, Wingecarribee Shire Council and Wollondilly Shire Council (the Applicants) to collectively tender and contract for waste processing services until 1 July 2044.
21 November 2018

KIS Transport and seven other brokers to collectively bargain with Flip Technologies

The ACCC does not object to the notification lodged by KIS Transport Australia Pty Ltd to enable it and seven other freight brokers to collectively bargain with Flip Technologies Pty Ltd (Flip). 
19 November 2018

Digital radio access undertakings for Canberra, Darwin and Hobart

The ACCC is commencing an inquiry about three identical Digital Radio Multiplex Transmitter (DRMT) access undertakings submitted on 30 October 2018 by the DRMT Licensees of Canberra, Darwin and Hobart.
16 November 2018

ACCC issues ACCCount for July to September 2018 quarter

ACCCount details the ACCC’s enforcement, compliance, merger, adjudication, economic regulation, market studies, advocacy and international activities.
26 October 2018

ACCC seeks submissions on regulation at Riordan's Portland bulk wheat facility

The ACCC has released an issues paper seeking views on whether to reduce the level of regulation at Riordan Grain Services’ port terminal facility at the Port of Portland.