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.
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.
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.
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.
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.