The 2017 Bannerman Competition Lecture was held in Melbourne on Thursday 16 February 2017. It was delivered by Justice of the High Court of Australia, Stephen Gageler AC.
On 21 August 2017, the ACCC published guidance for retail service providers on how to advertise speeds for fixed-line broadband services, including clearly identifying typical peak speeds.
The ACCC issued a discussion paper setting out information in relation to the consultation and sought public submissions. The due date for submissions was 29 August 2014.
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has welcomed the Federal Government’s reappointment of Delia Rickard as Deputy Chair of the ACCC for a period of five years.
The Government announced Delia’s reappointment today following unanimous support from the states and territories.
“Delia has made an outstanding contribution to the work of the ACCC over the past five years, particularly in relation to consumer protection,” Mr Sims said.
“Delia is a tireless advocate for consumer rights and leads the Commission’s product safety and scam disruption work.”
Traders must give growers regular statements about how they dealt with the grower’s produce during a particular period.
Chairman Rod Sims outlines the ACCC's new approach to information gathering in merger analysis, and how an increase in resources for cartel investigations over the past three years resulted in this week's once-in-a-century conviction for cartel conduct.
On 2 August 2017, the ACCC published a consultation paper on NBN Co’s revised SAU variation, inviting submissions from interested parties. Submissions are due by 25 August 2017.