Businesses trading in Australia are expected to be aware of their obligations under the ACL. It’s not a defence, or an excuse, to claim that you ‘didn’t know’ you were doing something wrong.
What should country of origin labels on non-food and food products look like?
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has applied to the Federal Court for leave to commence proceedings against Geowash Pty Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement) (Geowash), a national car wash franchisor that has been marketing and selling hand car wash franchises since 2013.
The Terms of Reference for the inquiry were set by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP.”
On 25 May 2017, the Australian Government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of home, contents and strata insurance in Northern Australia.
If you choose to make a country of origin claim, or are legally required to do so, it must be clear, accurate and truthful. Our frequently asked questions provide detailed information about aspects of the labeling system.