Updates

19 July 2019

ACCC re-authorises collective bargaining with grain buyers by Seedvise

The ACCC has issued a final determination re-authorising Seedvise to continue to collectively bargain with grain buyers.
17 July 2019

Recruitment, Consulting & Staffing Association authorised to implement new Code of Conduct

The ACCC has decided to authorise the Recruitment, Consulting & Staffing Association Limited’s (RCSA) Professional Conduct Regime for a further five years.
4 July 2019

Mood Media and Stingray Group to conduct joint negotiations with APRA AMCOS

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by Mood Media Australia Pty Ltd and its related bodies corporate on behalf of itself and Stingray Group Inc and its related bodies corporate to enable them to collectively negotiate the terms and conditions of music licence agreements with APRA AMCOS.
3 July 2019

Melbourne quarry cartage businesses to collectively bargain with Boral

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by Lionbend Pty Ltd on behalf of itself and 13 current, and any future, quarry cartage businesses that provide services to Boral Resources Ltd Melbourne in the Melbourne metropolitan region.
27 June 2019

ACCC grants interim authorisation to the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA)

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation to the Australasian Performing Right Association Ltd (APRA) to enable APRA to continue its arrangements for the acquisition and licensing of performing rights in musical works, while the ACCC is considering APRA’s application for re-authorisation. Interim authorisation suspends the operation of APRA’s current authorisations which are due to expire on 28 June 2019.
21 June 2019

Queensland councils to collectively tender for waste processing services

The ACCC has granted authorisation until 31 December 2050 to enable five Councils in south-east Queensland to collectively tender for waste processing services. The ACCC considers that collective tendering is likely to deliver public benefits and minimal public detriments.
21 June 2019

ACCC releases draft guidelines on repeal of subsection 51(3) of the CCA

The ACCC has today released draft guidelines on the repeal of subsection 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) for consultation.
20 June 2019

APESMA to continue to assist translators and interpreters in contract negotiations

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to allow The Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia (APESMA) to continue to collectively negotiate terms of engagement of members who provide translator and interpreter services.
19 June 2019

Collective bargaining by Seedvise likely to deliver public benefits

The ACCC has issued a draft determination and has granted interim authorisation for Seedvise to continue to collectively bargain with grain buyers.
13 June 2019

Buying a franchise? Know the risks

We’ve developed a number of resources for people who are thinking about buying a franchise to provide information and guidance on what to consider and steps to take before signing up as a franchisee.