Between 22 and 30 November 2000, National Australia Bank (NAB) placed full page advertisments in the following newspapers: The Land (NSW), The Stock & Land (Vic), The Weekly Times (Vic), The Farm Weekly (WA) and The Countryman (WA) promoting its Wheat Advance Product.
QuickCat Cruises (QLD) Pty Limited has provided undertakings pursuant to section 87B of the Act as part of an overall settlement package in relation to allegations that QuickCat had entered into a price fixing agreement with one of its competitors for ferry services to Dunk Island.
In September 2000, the Commission received a complaint regarding the charging of GST on a lease agreement with Oasis Credits Pty Ltd trading as Holdfast Finance Corporation.The Commission, as part of its investigations, requested advice from the Australian Taxation Office regarding the review opportunities in the lease agreement for the applicability of GST.
Thomson Legal & Regulatory Group Asia Pacific Limited ("Thomson") displayed the price of books on its website www.atp-online.com.au on a GST exclusive basis.
Thomson has also placed advertisements in the National Accountant and other publications on a GST exclusive basis.