The Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Rod Sims says 2017 will see its enforcement teams hone in on misleading and deceptive practices, anti-competitive conduct and unfair contract terms affecting small businesses. Speaking at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) event in Sydney today, Mr Sims launched the ACCC’s 2017 Compliance…
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Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is seeking expressions of interest for membership to their Consumer Consultative Group (CCG). The CCG works to advise and assist the AER on problems that can impact small energy consumers, such as residential and business customers who consume under the relevant usage threshold set by the National Energy Retail Law jurisdiction. The CCG’s…
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The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals to apply to be a member of the Consumer Challenge Panel (CCP). The CCP forms an invaluable part of the AER’s regulatory decision-making process by providing consumer insight and perspective into the AER’s decisions. Individuals with consumer experience and engagement, regulatory decision-making or knowledge of…
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Consumers are understandably eager to “do their bit” for the environment, particularly at the supermarket, and are more and more inclined to favour products that seem likely to do the least damage to it.
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The Australian Seafood Industries (ASI) have been authorised to introduce research and development activities
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Carbon tax removal substantiation notices ensure that customers of electricity producers and retailers and natural gas retailers get the benefit of all cost savings arising from the carbon tax repeal
Read More ACCC issues carbon tax substantiation notices
The report details the ACCC’s monitoring activities for the June 2014 quarter
Read More ACCC issues second carbon monitoring report
To help educate consumers on the right decisions for their environmental efforts
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