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ACCC Archives

ACCC takes Woolworths to court over misleading environmental claims

Consumer watchdog says Woolies made false representations.

ACCC releases free range egg standard guidance

Consumer watchdog monitors market.

ACCC opposes BP’s bid for Woolworths sites

Watchdog concludes nine-month review.

ACCC delays Woolworths, BP deal again

New decision date will be on 14 December 2017.

ACCC releases anonymous complaint tool

Consumer watchdog ups functionality for agri complaints.

Woolies, BP deal delayed

Competition watchdog needs more time to consider billion dollar deal.

ACCC proposes Woolies’ discount programs at BP stations

Consumer watchdog gives green light once acquisition is finalised.

ACCC concerns on proposed BP, Woolworths deal

Consumer watchdog worries about proposed deal.

Aldi’s tap product receives lead content warning

Easy Home brand taps can contain maximum allowable level of lead.

Domino’s pays Franchising Code breach penalty

Fast food giant pays $18,000 fine.

Caltex Australia acquires Milemaker Petroleum

Petrol giant seals deal at $95 million.

ACCC fines e-cigarette companies

Online retailers to pay penalties for breaching the Australian Consumer Law.

Horticulture Code applies stricter penalties

Those violating the code may be fined up to $54,000.

ACCC skeptical on Caltex’s new petrol acquisition

Consumer watchdog says motorists may pay more for fuel.

ACCC calls for beef sector transparency

Consumer watchdog's research presents industry’s shortcomings.

ACCC: Petrol price rise imminent

Watchdog warns an increase in wholesale petrol prices will flow through to consumers.

ACCC will not appeal Woolworths’ win

ACCC will not appeal on the "Mind the Gap" case against Woolworths.

Nurofen fined $6m over dodgy claims

"This is the highest corporate penalty awarded for misleading conduct under the Australian Consumer Law."

Woolworths case loss raises questions about ACCC

Opinion: The consumer watchdog needs to rethink how it tackles such cases.

Watchdog takes court action on “flushable” wipes

ACCC files case against Kimberly-Clark and rival Pental for "misleading" wipes claims.