Woolworths Ltd - proposed acquisition of Supermarket in Hawker ACT


  • Woolworths Ltd


  • Supermarket in Hawker ACT

Market definition

Please refer to the Public Compeition Assessment

Competition analysis

Please refer to the Public Competition Assessment

Public competition assessment

Document title Date


15/10/2012ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.
05/11/2012Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
06/12/2012ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
17/01/2013Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
18/01/2013ACCC timeline suspended after Woolworths requested more time to respond to the Statement of Issues and an information request issued on 19 December 2012. Former proposed decision date of 7 February 2013 delayed pending receipt of the information.
28/02/2013ACCC received further information from the merger parties. ACCC timeline recommenced.
10/05/2013Former proposed decision date of 23 May 2013 delayed to allow the ACCC to complete additional market consultation before finalising its assessment.
04/07/2013ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.