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Open Consultations

  • Global Payments' proposed acquisition of School Bytes - stakeholder survey

    The ACCC is seeking your views on the proposed acquisition of School Bytes Learning Pty Ltd (School Bytes) by Global Payments Australia 1 Pty Ltd (Global Payments) (the Proposed Acquisition). Global Payments is a payments technology company and its subsidiary Sentral Pty Ltd (Sentral) supplies...

    Closes 8 March 2024

  • Consumer product safety - mandatory reporting - industry survey

    This survey aims to gather information from suppliers about their understanding of, and compliance with, the mandatory reporting requirements in the Australian Consumer Law. The information obtained in this survey is anonymous (however you have the option to provide contact details) and will inform...

    Closes 10 March 2024

  • Developing a toolkit to help consumer-facing energy businesses identify vulnerability

    The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is developing a toolkit to help consumer-facing energy businesses identify and engage with consumers experiencing vulnerability. The toolkit aims to share insights that consumer-facing energy businesses (including energy retailers) can adapt to their...

    Closes 17 March 2024

  • CDR participant guidance survey

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) wants to better understand the guidance needs of Consumer Data Right (CDR) stakeholders. This survey is for businesses and individuals who are holders or receivers of CDR data, or who provide services to these parties. For example, this...

    Closes 25 March 2024

  • Qantas - Flight cancellation survey

    On 31 August 2023, the ACCC commenced proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia alleging that between May and July 2022, Qantas cancelled a large number of flights and: offered for sale, and accepted payment for, flights which it had already cancelled; and falsely represented to...

    Closes 31 March 2024

Closed Consultations

  • Toppling Furniture Survey – Suitability of ASTM F2057-23

    The ACCC is considering whether stability and tip-over restraint/anchoring requirements set out in ASTM F2057–23 Standard Safety Specification for Clothing Storage Units (the Furniture Standard), including the requirement for tip-over restraints or anchors to comply with ASTM F3096-23 Standard...

    Closed 8 February 2024

  • Childcare Inquiry draft findings and recommendations - written submissions

    The ACCC has released its September interim report for the inquiry into childcare services. We are now inviting submissions in response to the draft findings and recommendations outlined in the report.

    Closed 29 October 2023

  • Endeavour / The Prince Consort Hotel Consumer Survey

    Endeavour is proposing to acquire The Prince Consort Hotel located at 220-230 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley in Queensland and the attached bottle shop, Prince Cellars, located at 234 Wickham Street. Endeavour is a major Australian alcoholic drinks retailer and hotel operator. ...

    Closed 27 October 2023

  • 2023 Strategic Review - Stakeholder Survey

    The ACCC’s Compliance and Enforcement Policy and Priorities sets out our priority areas for compliance and enforcement activities and lists the primary factors we consider when deciding whether to pursue issues or matters. Feedback from businesses and consumers is invaluable when drafting...

    Closed 13 October 2023

  • Proposed stamp price increase - stakeholder survey

    We welcome your views on Australia Post’s proposal to increase stamp prices by 25% from January 2024, being an increase of: 30 cents, from $1.20 to $1.50, for ordinary small letters 60 cents, from $2.40 to $3.00, for ordinary large letters up to 125g 90 cents, from $3.60 to $4.50,...

    Closed 29 September 2023