Consultations and Review


Grocery Unit Pricing Code Review

The Retail Grocery Industry (Unit Pricing) Code of Conduct (the Code) is a mandatory industry code of conduct prescribed under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The Code requires certain grocery retailers to use unit pricing when selling particular grocery items to consumers.

The Government will assess the effectiveness of the Code through the consultation and, if appropriate, remake the Code before its scheduled sunset date.

The due date for written submissions has been extended to 28 February 2019.

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Inquiry into the resolution of disputes with financial service providers within the justice system

On 14 February 2019, the Senate referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee an inquiry into the resolution of disputes with financial service providers within the justice system.

The committee is required to report to the Senate by 8 April 2019.

The committee invites you to make a submission, which should be received by 1 March 2019.

Submissions can be made online or via email to legcon.sen@aph.gov.au.

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Public consultation on clearer regulation of medical practitioners on complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments

The Medical Board of Australia has released a public consultation paper on Complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments.

The consultation paper is attached and is also available on the Board’s website.

If you wish to provide comments, please email submissions marked ‘Public consultation on complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments’ to medboardconsultation@ahpra.gov.au by COB Friday 12 April 2019.

The Board publishes submissions on its website to encourage discussion and inform the community and stakeholders, unless requested otherwise. There may be circumstances under which submissions may not be published. Please refer to the section on submissions in the consultation paper for details of how submissions are treated.

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