The ACCC received the following submission to the Dairy Inquiry Issues Paper.
More than 20,000 shoppers complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about consumer guarantees in 2016, with more than a quarter reporting problems returning electronics and whitegoods to retailers.
As the Christmas period ends and Boxing Day sales wind down, the ACCC is reminding shoppers they have automatic guarantee rights that a product will work for a reasonable period of time under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
The ACCC provided its advice to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) on 10 October 2016. The MDBA publicly released this advice on 22 November 2016. This release has been timed to coincide with the release by the MDBA of their proposed amendments to the Basin Plan for public consultation.
For more information on the process for amending the Basin Plan, please visit the MDBA website.
The ACCC provided its final advice to the Minister on 21 September 2016. The Minister publicly released this advice on 14 November 2016.