Advertisements appeared in APN Newspapers between July 2000 and April 2001 promoting a employment service offered by inthebigcity.com Pty Ltd where callers to a 1900 premium rate telephone service (at $2.48 per minute) would be guaranteed work, and be entitled to discounts on accommodation and removalist costs.
Ampco Automotive Pty Ltd and Australian Disc Brakes Pty Ltd are responsible for the manufacture and distribution of disc brake pads.
The Commission expressed concern that the packaging used by Ampco and ADB gave consumers the impression that the brake pads sold by Ampco and ADB were Australian Made.
Quix operates 99 convenience stores across Australia, except the Northern Territory and Tasmania, retailing automotive products, groceries, fast food, and other consumable products. In conjuction with the convenience stores, Quix also sells Mobil branded petroleum.
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.