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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Archives

Competition litigator Gina Cass-Gottlieb to replace Rod Sims as ACCC chair

The appointment will see Cass-Gottlieb become the first female chair of the competition and consumer regulator, taking o...

Amazon, AliExpress, Catch and eBay sign online product safety pledge

Four of Australia's biggest e-commerce players commit to keeping unsafe products out of reach.

Woolies’ PFD deal faces industry pressure as rivals band together

Food sector rivals create new industry body to campaign against proposed deal.

Federal Court backs Woolworths’ eco range, dismisses ACCC appeal

ACCC claims Woolies was in violation of consumer law rebuked.

ACCC to probe Woolworths’ planned takeover of PFD Food Services

The grocery giant has proposed acquiring 65 per cent of PFD along with 26 distribution centres.
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Oscar Wylee lied about charity donations, Federal Court rules

Eyewear retailer fined $3.5 million for misleading customers.

Domino’s wages audit falls further behind

Pizza chain's response to underpayments slips six months behind schedule.

The supply chains changing Australian retail

Globally enabled discount retailers are rocking the boat and changing the way Australian operators approach the market. ...

ACCC approves global stationery acquisition

ACCC gives green light for Staples’ proposed acquisition of Office Depot.

Grocery code takes effect

Introduction of Food and Grocery Code of Conduct labelled a historic step forward for suppliers.

Franchising Code a ‘game changer’

ACCC claims “the game is set to change" following new enforcement powers.

Toys R Us fined

Toys R Us pays penalty of more than $10,000 for unsafe product.

ACCC approves Jewellers Association database

ACCC authorises Jewellers Association proposal for a tailored retail tenancies database.

ACCC proposes change to pharmaceutical code

Consumer watchdog moves to strengthen new individual reporting in pharmaceutical code.

Labels under ACCC spotlight

Consumer watchdog launches guidance on country of origin labelling for businesses.

New guide for online retailers

ACCC releases product safety guide for online businesses.

Woolies disputes NZ brand claims

Woolworths chairman insists supermarket chain is not removing NZ products from Australian shelves.

ACCC urges government to sell off assets

National assets including Australia Post should be sold, says consumer watchdog.

ACCC concerned over Woolies takeover

Consumer watchdog voices concern over proposed Woolworths acquisition of local liquor store.