A business with a substantial degree of power in a market is not allowed to engage in conduct that has the purpose, effect or likely effect of substantially lessening competition in a market. This behaviour is referred to as ‘misuse of market power’. It is not illegal to have, or to seek to obtain market power by offering the best products and services.
As a business, you have certain protections under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Australian Consumer Law.
Growers and traders need to comply with the Horticulture Code when buying and selling horticulture produce.