Online shopping

Comparator websites

Comparator websites compare products offered by a range of suppliers and frequently include multiple products offered by the same supplier. Comparator websites can be a useful tool, but make sure you know how these sites work before relying on a comparison.

Priorities 2015

In his first speech of the year, Chairman Rod Sims launches the 2015 edition of the ACCC’s Compliance and Enforcement Policy at CEDA in Sydney. Mr Sims announces cartel conduct in government procurement, truth in advertising, competition and consumer issues in the health sector and industry codes as new priorities. He also outlines the ACCC’s role in ensuring privatisation delivers for consumers, improving the functioning of the financial system given the competition focus of the Murray report, ensuring a smooth transition for consumers to NBN services and reviewing water rules to improve outcomes in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Online reviews - a guide for business & review platforms

This guide has been designed to help you ensure the integrity of reviews on your site, or about your business.

Shopping online

All your usual rights apply when you shop with Australian online businesses. But if you have a problem with something you’ve bought from an overseas online business you might find it difficult to get a repair, replacement or refund.