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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Archives

Decathlon fined $1.5 million for breaking consumer law

The Federal Court handed down the ruling, according to the ACCC after the business failed to include relevant safety lab...

Eftpos, BPAY and NPP merger tries to quell retail industry fears

ACCC wants feedback on the potential merger's proposal to win over skeptics.

ACCC gives Woolies, PFD acquisition the thumbs up

The ACCC will not oppose Woolworths Group’s plan to acquire food distributor PFD Food Services following a detailed inve...

Telstra fined $50m for unconscionable conduct toward Indigenous Australians

Telstra staff manipulated credit assessments, and employed unlawful sales tactics against Indigenous Australians.

Industry groups warn watchdog of “anti-competitive” Woolies in PFD probe

The proposed undertakings put forward by Woolworths earlier this week did nothing to address the concerns they had alrea...

Woolies offers temporary obligations to sweeten prospective PFD purchase

The temporary measures are designed to “allow the market to adjust to Woolworths and PFD ceasing to be independent of ea...

Lorna Jane heading to court for claiming its products cure Covid-19

Lorna Jane said its product could stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus, despite the fact the business had done no scien...

RFG is going to court over “unconscionable” conduct toward franchisees

The ACCC alleges RFG took advantage of its own franchisees between 2015 and 2019.

ACCC lays out competition concerns for Woolies’ PFD deal

The deal could reduce meaningful choice in the sector warns ACCC.

Watchdog allows shopping centres to implement rent relief

Decision allows shopping centres to defer, waive or reduce payments and interest.

ACCC proposes joint tendering for retail energy prices

Proposal would allow LFRA members to seek more competitive energy offers.

ACCC says Samsung misled with phone ads

ACCC says Samsung misled customers on its products' water resistance.

ACCC opposes BP’s bid for Woolworths sites

Watchdog concludes nine-month review.

Watchdog delays Woolworths and BP decision

Fuel firm's $1.8 billion acquisition of over 500 service stations postponed by ACCC.

Watchdog to enforce ban on excessive payment surcharge

ACCC extends restrictions across all businesses.

ACCC and Flight Centre headed to High Court

Price fixing dispute continues, as Flight Centre today announces new push into Europe.

Power boost for ACCC on petrol prices

Petrol retailers to be eyed more closely by competition watchdog following new monitoring and investigation powers.

Watchdog’s warning to retailers

ACCC flags crackdown on retailers sourcing faulty products from overseas.

ACCC petrol commissioner to step down

Petrol commissioner to step down next month after five years.

Watchdog warns SMEs over misleading ads

Misleading claims and unreliable product guarantees anger Aussie consumers the most, says watchdog