ACCCount details the ACCC's activities in the enforcement of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, merger reviews, compliance actions, adjudication issues, economic regulation and international involvement.
The ACCC monitors and enforces the Competition and Consumer (Industry Code—Electricity Retail) Regulations 2019 (the Code), a mandatory industry code prescribed under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The ACCC promotes, monitors and enforces compliance with the Code. As part of this role, the ACCC has published a guide to the Code for electricity retailers. The Code came into force on 1 July 2019.
Many Australians are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On 22 March, the Australian Government announced eligible individuals would be allowed early access to their superannuation. This fact sheet explains how scammers are taking advantage of the government’s early-release measures in a variety of phishing scams designed to steal your superannuation.
This Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) sets out the ACCC and AER’s commitment to achieving a vision for reconciliation, through our activities and personal commitment, to closing gaps in employment and consumer protection between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians.
These guidelines set out how the ACCC will interpret Part XICA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) and they explain the general approach the ACCC will take in investigating alleged contraventions of Part XICA. They include a number of examples of the types of conduct that the ACCC considers are likely or unlikely to contravene Part XICA.