Agriculture

2018 compliance & enforcement priorities

In his annual CEDA address, Chairman Rod Sims launched the ACCC's 2018 Compliance and Enforcement policy. This year, the ACCC will focus on consumer issues in broadband services and energy, competition in the financial services and commercial construction sectors, systemic consumer guarantee issues, and conduct that may contravene the new misuse of market power and concerted practices provisions.

Free range chicken egg claims

A new National Information Standard, made under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), about ‘free range’ eggs will apply from 26 April 2018.

The ACCC has produced this guide to help egg producers of all sizes understand their fair trading rights and obligations when promoting or selling eggs as ‘free range’.

Bulk Wheat Ports Monitoring report 2016-17

Report into the bulk wheat port export activity for the shipping year 2016-17.

Reliable information is essential to red meat industry productivity: ACCC

The future growth and profitability of the red meat sector in Australia relies on the investment confidence of its participants, but this confidence will be threatened if market information is restricted, or livestock producers are unable to obtain objective performance data, ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh told the MLA Red Meat Industry Forum in Alice Springs today.