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ACCC commits to Grocery Code of Conduct

Watchdog working to ensure Grocery Code of Conduct succeeds, despite concerns over implementation.

ACCC investigating Woolworths, Aldi

ACCC investigating implementation of new grocery code of conduct.

ACCC backs competition reforms

Competition key to a strong and innovative Australian economy, says ACCC.

Watchdog backs Coles acquisition

ACCC will not oppose Coles' proposed acquisition of WA supermarket after accepting court enforceable undertaking.

ACCC chief calls for harsher penalties

Consumer watchdog says larger fines needed to deter retailers from breaking laws following Coles ruling.

Watchdog flags heavier fines

ACCC wants heavier fines for companies that breach consumer and competition laws.

ACCC launches petrol probe

Consumer watchdog to publish first report on petrol price movements next month.

ACCC takes action against Chrisco

Mail order hamper company on ACCC naughty list over layby terms.

ACCC responds to competition review

Watchdog highlights concerns over proposed changes to competition laws.

Retailers concerned by proposed reforms

ANRA says proposed reforms will have a chilling effect on competition.

ACCC responds to Harper Review

ACCC chairman weighs in on draft report of Harper Competition Review.

Watchdog weighs in on grocery code

ACCC chairman raises concerns over proposed grocery industry code.

Trading hours in competition review

Competition policy review recommends deregulation of retail trading hours.

Watchdog takes on Woolworths

ACCC takes action against Woolworths for unsafe products.

ACCC raises concerns over Wotif takeover

Consumer watchdog takes issue with Expedia's proposed bid for Wotif.

Online operator accused of pyramid scheme

ACCC takes action against member-based online shopping portal.

Prices under scrutiny

ACCC will enforce heavy penalties on businesses failing to comply with new carbon tax price reduction obligations.

Spreets gets sprung

ACCC takes action against group buying website for misleading consumers.

Woolies breaches ACCC agreement

Supermarket giant in breach of fuel docket deal with competition watchdog.

Duopoly under fire for fuel discounts

ACCC takes action against Coles and Woolworths for allegedly breaching fuel shopper docket undertakings.

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