Business responsibilities

Optus data breach: Information for APRA-regulated entities applying for access under the Telecommunications Regulations 2021

The ACCC is working with the Federal Government, regulators and other relevant organisations to facilitate closer coordination of data sharing between Optus and Australian Prudential Regulation Authority-regulated entities. This work facilitates data sharing pursuant to the Telecommunications Regulations 2021, which is intended to provide greater protection to Australians following the recent Optus data breach.

Businesses told to be prepared to back up their environmental claims

Businesses need to be ready to substantiate any environmental or sustainability claims when marketing their goods and services, ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard said today.

In a speech to the Sydney Morning Herald Sustainability Summit this morning, Ms Rickard said the ACCC is actively targeting ‘greenwashing’ this year, warning businesses who make false or misleading claims undermine consumer trust and confidence in the market.