The Greater Union Organisation Pty Ltd & Ors - Notifications - N98936-N98938

Applicant(s)

  • Birch Carroll & Coyle Limited
  • The Greater Union Organisation Pty Ltd
  • Village Cinemas Australia Pty Ltd

Notification number(s)

  • N98936
  • N98937
  • N98938

Summary

The Greater Union Organisation Pty Ltd (GUO), Birch Carroll & Coyle Ltd (BCC) and Village Cinemas Australia Pty Ltd (VCA) own and operate cinemas. GUO/BCC's cinemas primarily trade under the names Event Cinemas, Greater Union and Birch Carroll & Coyle. VCA's cinemas primarily trade under the name Village Cinemas. The notified arrangement relates to the supply of discounted Gold Class movie tickets to customers at these cinemas. GUO, BCC and VCA propose that they will not offer discounts on Gold Class cinema tickets unless customers have acquired services from AAMI and are current members of the AAMI Lucky Club. The special ticket price is $20 per Gold Class ticket plus a $1 booking fee at Village Cinemas and a $1.20 booking fee at Event Cinemas, Greater Union and Birch Carroll & Coyle. The tickets must be used from Monday to Wednesday and cannot be used on the Boxing Day or Anzac Day public holidays. A maximum of four tickets may be purchased in a single transaction. These offers will commence on or about 7 March 2016 and will continue for between six and 12 months, depending on the level of redemptions.

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