The ACCC has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Target Australia Pty Ltd (Target) in which Target admits it may have breached the Australian Consumer Law by making false or misleading representations in its dealings with customers who purchased faulty Sony PlayStations.
The ACCC has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Woolworths Group Ltd trading as BIG W (Big W) in which Big W admits it may have breached the Australian Consumer Law by making false or misleading representations when dealing with customers who purchased faulty Dyson appliances.
The Federal Government has directed the ACCC to immediately commence an inquiry into home loan pricing. The ACCC is to investigate a wide range of issues ranging from the rates paid by new vs existing customers, how the cost of financing for banks has affected bank decisions on interest rates, and why RBA cuts aren’t always passed on in full.
ACCC Chair Rod Sims addresses the 2019 AFR National Energy Summit about Australia’s electricity and gas affordability.
Major car manufacturers, including BMW, GM Holden, Honda, Mitsubishi and Toyota, are warning that 20,000 vehicles already under recall for defective Takata airbags are now classified as “critical”.
The ACCC is urging consumers not to drive these cars at all until the airbag has been replaced.