Updates

14 December 2018

Tasmanian vegetable exporters to collectively negotiate cheaper shipping

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification to allow collective negotiation of shipping on behalf of Tasmanian carrot and onion exporters.
22 November 2018

ACCC authorises collective waste tendering by five NSW Councils

The ACCC has released a final determination granting authorisation to Camden Council, Campbelltown City Council, Liverpool City Council, Wingecarribee Shire Council and Wollondilly Shire Council (the Applicants) to collectively tender and contract for waste processing services until 1 July 2044.
21 November 2018

KIS Transport and seven other brokers to collectively bargain with Flip Technologies

The ACCC does not object to the notification lodged by KIS Transport Australia Pty Ltd to enable it and seven other freight brokers to collectively bargain with Flip Technologies Pty Ltd (Flip). 
19 November 2018

Digital radio access undertakings for Canberra, Darwin and Hobart

The ACCC is commencing an inquiry about three identical Digital Radio Multiplex Transmitter (DRMT) access undertakings submitted on 30 October 2018 by the DRMT Licensees of Canberra, Darwin and Hobart.
16 November 2018

ACCC issues ACCCount for July to September 2018 quarter

ACCCount details the ACCC’s enforcement, compliance, merger, adjudication, economic regulation, market studies, advocacy and international activities.
26 October 2018

ACCC seeks submissions on regulation at Riordan's Portland bulk wheat facility

The ACCC has released an issues paper seeking views on whether to reduce the level of regulation at Riordan Grain Services’ port terminal facility at the Port of Portland.
24 October 2018

ACCC proposes to grant authorisation to five NSW councils

The ACCC has released a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to Camden Council, Campbelltown City Council, Liverpool City Council, Wingecarribee Shire Council and Wollondilly Shire Council (the Applicants) to collectively tender and contract for waste processing services until 1 July 2044.
24 October 2018

ACCC grants interim authorisation to Central Highlands and Isaac Regional Councils

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation to Central Highlands Regional Council and Isaac Regional Council in Central Queensland to commence preparations for a joint procurement process for waste collection services.
2 October 2018

ACCC authorises minor change to Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa airline alliance

The ACCC has decided to allow a minor variation to the authorisation initially granted in 2016 for an alliance between Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa to coordinate their operations between Singapore Airlines’ home markets (Singapore, Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia) and Lufthansa’s home markets (Germany, Austria, Belgium and Switzerland). The minor variation is to include Scoot, a low cost carrier which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, in the alliance.

27 September 2018

Victorian Off-Course Agents Association collective bargaining to continue

The ACCC has decided not to object to the notification lodged by Victorian Off-Course Agents Association Inc. (VOCAA) to enable VOCAA to negotiate the terms of a new Distribution Services Agreement with Tabcorp on behalf of its current and future TAB Agent members.