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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Archives

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...

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...

ACCC to clamp down on infant formula advertising

Watchdog concerned manufacturers are finding ways to work around prior agreements.

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

The franchising group allegedly withheld critical profit and loss information and falsely represented certain stores as ...

ACCC lays out competition concerns for Woolies’ PFD deal

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

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

With the meteoric growth seen in the e-commerce market in 2020, four of Australia’s largest online players have signed o...
Ice cream

Peters to be prosecuted over illegal ice-cream distribution contract

The ACCC is prosecuting Peters Ice Cream for alleged anticompetitive conduct in the route trade.
Deep-fried fish

Simplot Australia caught mislabelling imported fish as local product

Simplot Australia has agreed to change its packaging after an ACCC probe caught the company labelling imported fish as '...

ACCC food supply-chain competition probe hailed as ‘a great initiative’

An inquiry into “harmful imbalances” in the fresh-food supply chain launched by the ACCC has been welcomed by sectors wi...

Domino’s wages audit falls further behind

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

ACCC accepts Chemmart’s ad undertaking

Pharmacy chain withdraws all promotional activity for genetic testing product after potentially misleading customers.

Bosisto’s pay $10,800 fine over tea tree oil claims

The ACCC had reasonable grounds to believe that Bosisto’s had made a false or misleading representation.

Pfizer Australia case dismissed

Federal Court dismisses anti-competitive conduct case against Pfizer Australia.