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The Consumers’ Federation of Australia (the CFA) has labelled the proposed ANZ-Suncorp merger a “tipping point” in eliminating effective competition among Australia’s banks. In a submission to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (the ACCC), the CFA says that if the ANZ-Suncorp merger is approved, there will be no limits on further bank mergers resulting…

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The ACCC is seeking input on ways to reduce the significant fire and safety risks associated with lithium-ion batteries, which can overheat or explode, particularly when used, charged or stored incorrectly. An issues paper published today, will help the ACCC to better understand the risks posed by lithium-ion batteries and inform recommendations to reduce the…

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