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Open Consultations

  • 2021 Strategic Review - external stakeholder survey

    The ACCC's Compliance and enforcement policy & priorities sets out our priority areas for compliance and enforcement activities and lists the primary factors we will take into account when deciding to pursue issues or matters. Feedback from businesses and consumers is invaluable when... More

    Closes 3 November 2021

  • Consumer Data Right sponsored accreditation – information security self assessment and attestation

    Version 3 of the Competition and Consumer (Consumer Data Right) Rules 2020 (Rules) introduces new ways businesses can participate in the CDR and includes sponsored accreditation. The sponsored level of accreditation removes the requirement to provide an independent third party assurance... More

    Closes 8 November 2021

  • Buying a franchise? We'd like to hear from you

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) would like to hear from people who are thinking about buying a franchise to find out what questions they have or what information they need. More

    Closes 1 December 2021

Closed Consultations

  • Lower Murray Water - Part 6 of the Water Charge Rules decision and exemption consultation

    On 8 September 2021, Lower Murray Water (LMW) notified the ACCC of its status under Part 6 of the Water Charge Rules 2010 (WCR) and applied for an exemption from the operation of the requirements of Divisions 2-4 of Part 6. The ACCC is seeking stakeholder views to help it decide if LMW is or... More

    Closed 4 October 2021

  • Sunwater - Part 6 of the Water Charge Rules decision

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the ACCC’s decision about whether Sunwater is a Part 6 operator under the Water Charge Rules 2010 (WCR). About the consultation Sunwater has notified the ACCC that it has become aware that it is a Part 6 operator under rule 23A of the WCR. Rule... More

    Closed 29 September 2021

  • Queensland Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water - Part 6 of the Water Charge Rules decision

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the ACCC's decision about whether the Queensland Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (DRDMW) is a Part 6 operator under the Water Charge Rules 2010 (WCR). About the consultation DRDMW has notified the ACCC that it has... More

    Closed 29 September 2021

  • Developing the Better Bills Guideline – Australian Energy Regulator

    On 18 March 2021, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) made a rule requiring the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to develop a mandatory billing guideline setting out how retailers must prepare and issue bills to residential and small customers. The Better Bills Guideline ... More

    Closed 22 September 2021

  • Facebook advertisements

    The ACCC is aware of advertisements on Facebook about cryptocurrency products featuring the name or image of an Australian public figure. These advertisements might look like articles or posts in your Facebook newsfeed. We are concerned that the advertisements may be false or misleading.... More

    Closed 1 September 2021