Tele Choice Pty Ltd ("Tele Choice") sells telecommunications products and services and in March 2001 offered a free bicycle to consumers who entered into a contract to purchase a mobile phone. The bicyle failed to comply with requirements of the mandatory standard.
Marsh Pty Ltd have undertaken to:
notify affected policy holders that have not made a payment that no payment is required;
provide a refund to policy holders who have made a payment; and
develop and implement a Trade Practices compliance program which complies with AS 3806-1998.
Australian and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ), Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Bank are entering into an arrangement for the acquisition and management of transportation and cash processing activities.
The Hoyts Corporation Ltd and The Greater Union Organisation Pty Ltd have co-located their cinema operations in the Brisbane CBD and have given court-enforceable undertakings that they will not share screens and will independently determine ticket prices and what films to exhibit.
Smaji Management Pty Ltd (ITP) acknowledge that print and television advertisements offering a 48 hour tax refund service without conditions may have misled consumers as the service was not a refund but a loan against the amount of refund that ITP calculated the consumer would get from the Australian Taxation Office.
In June 2001, the Hospitals Contribution Fund of Australia Ltd (HCF) promoted its health insurance cover in NSW and the ACT by a television advertisement which showed the statement "Join before 30th June and get instant cover".