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  • More detailed information on financial performance of airports

    Stage 2 Consultation update Stage 2 consultation of detailed information on financial performance of airports is now open. The ACCC monitors prices, revenues, costs and profits of aeronautical, car parking and landside access services at the monitored airports to promote transparency of services for which there is little or no competition. In response to a recommendation from the Productivity Commission’s 2019 report on the economic regulation of airports, the Australian... More
    Closed 30 November 2022
  • Airport Quality Indicators review - Stage 2

    Stage 2 Consultation update Stage 2 consultation of the Airport Quality Indicators review is now open. The ACCC has the function of monitoring and evaluating the quality of the aspects of airport services and facilities specified in the Airports Regulations 1997 . In response to a recommendation from the Productivity Commission’s 2019 report on the economic regulation of airports, the Australian Government has asked the ACCC to review the indicators, to: more... More
    Closed 30 November 2022
  • Data Quality Compliance in the Consumer Data Right

    The purpose of this discussion paper is to gather views on: the prevalence of, issues arising from, and harm resulting from, data quality issues in the CDR ecosystem approaches that may be required to address data quality issues from a Compliance or Enforcement perspective. More
    Closed 21 November 2022
  • 2022 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 will take into account when deciding to pursue issues or matters. Feedback from businesses and consumers is invaluable when drafting this policy and past feedback has had a direct impact on our priority areas. This year, we are particularly interested in your views on the work we are conducting under our current... More
    Closed 18 November 2022
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Product Safety Survey

    We’re asking you to take a few minutes to complete a short survey about lithium-ion batteries. One of our product safety priorities for 2022–23 is investigating the safety and risks of lithium-ion batteries. More
    Closed 11 November 2022
  • Infant Inclined Products and Infant Sleep Products – Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking submissions on proposed policy options to reduce the risk of death and injury associated with Infant Sleep Products, including Infant Inclined Products. This Consultation Paper is seeking views on the likely effectiveness and cost of options to address the known risks associated with Infant Sleep Products, including Infant Inclined Products, such as a holistic mandatory safety standard for all Infant Sleep Products. It... More
    Closed 11 September 2022
  • Airport quality indicators ̶ review

    Stage 1 Consultation update Stage 1 consultation of the Airport Quality Indicators review has now closed. The ACCC will update this website with Stage 2 consultation details as per the timeframes indicated in the Stage 1 Consultation paper published 27 June 2022. The ACCC has the function of monitoring and evaluating the quality of the aspects of airport services and facilities specified in the Airports Regulations 1997 . In response to a recommendation from the... More
    Closed 22 July 2022
  • Toppling furniture - Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking submissions on proposed policy options that will help reduce the risk of death and injury associated with toppling furniture. There are three well understood concepts that are important in reducing the risk of injury associated with toppling furniture: product design, anchoring and consumer education. The proposed options contained in the Consultation Paper include some or all of these concepts. ... More
    Closed 13 June 2022
  • PSA web redevelopment - User survey for businesses

    How will it work? 3 hour remote workshop via Zoom with 3 facilitators from Today. Workshops will be held on Thursday 5 May 2022 from 9.30 am - 12.30 pm (EST) You will need a stable internet connection and suitable device to participate on a video call. Provide feedback on your current experience with product safety and on early design concepts of a new website. Register your interest today Workshop spots are limited. To register your interest in... More
    Closed 3 May 2022
  • Small business dealings with digital platforms

    The ACCC wants to make sure that businesses are getting the most out of their dealings with digital platforms in Australia. We also want to make sure that consumers have a good experience dealing with businesses on digital platforms like Facebook, Google and Apple. The ACCC is aware that some businesses have problems dealing with digital platforms, like getting fake negative reviews taken down or disputing account suspension or termination decisions. To try and reduce these... More
    Closed 29 April 2022
  • ACCC mandatory reporting web content survey

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is committed to providing information to help you understand your mandatory reporting obligations. This survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete. Your feedback will help us better adapt our guidance to make it easier to use and understand. More
    Closed 26 April 2022
  • ACCC mandatory reporting publications survey

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is committed to providing information to help you understand your mandatory reporting obligations. This survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete. Your feedback will help us better adapt our guidance to make it easier to use and understand. More
    Closed 26 April 2022
  • AER Web Redevelopment - User Survey

    The Australian Energy Regulator is redeveloping its current website: www.aer.gov.au , and we want to hear from you. By completing this quick survey, you will help us understand how we can engage with you more proactively, clearly and creatively. Survey duration: no more than five minutes to complete. This survey does not require any personal details. More
    Closed 19 April 2022
  • Goulburn Murray Water - Ceasing to be a Part 6 operator consultation

    This consultation has now closed. Any responses received have been considered and incorporated into the ACCC’s decision making process. For more information please visit the ACCC’s Water projects page or email water@accc.gov.au . More
    Closed 24 March 2022
  • Lower Murray Water - Ceasing to be a Part 6 operator consultation

    This consultation has now closed. Any responses received have been considered and incorporated into the ACCC’s decision making process. For more information please visit the ACCC’s Water projects page or email water@accc.gov.au . More
    Closed 9 March 2022
  • WaterNSW - Ceasing to be a Part 6 operator consultation

    This consultation has now closed. Any responses received have been considered and incorporated into the ACCC’s decision making process. For more information please visit the ACCC’s Water projects page or email water@accc.gov.au . More
    Closed 9 March 2022
  • ACCC Florist Industry Survey

    The ACCC is currently seeking information from the florist industry about the business practices of online Order Gatherers, and how they interact with traditional florist businesses. To assist the ACCC to better understand the interplay between Order Gatherers and traditional florist businesses, we are interested to hear directly from florists about their own experiences and industry knowledge. The survey... More
    Closed 28 February 2022
  • 2022 Broadband speed claims guidance consultation

    Developments in the way Retail Service Providers display upload speeds and consumers’ interest in upload speeds information has prompted the ACCC to consider updating the Broadband Speeds Claims - Industry Guidance (‘Guidance’). The growth of fixed wireless services on alternative fixed wireless networks also reinforces the need to promote transparency about the factors that may affect speeds on all fixed wireless access networks. The ACCC is seeking views on a number of issues... More
    Closed 25 February 2022
  • New Caravan Survey - Consumers

    One of the ACCC’s priorities is to empower consumers and improve industry compliance with consumer guarantees, with a focus on high value goods including caravans. We have seen an increase in consumer reports to the ACCC about issues with caravan purchases in the last few years. We are seeking information from consumers to better understand these issues and inform future activities we undertake. These surveys focus on purchases of new caravans, as defined by the Road Vehicle... More
    Closed 10 December 2021
  • New Caravan Survey - Retailers

    One of the ACCC’s priorities is to empower consumers and improve industry compliance with consumer guarantees, with a focus on high value goods including caravans. We have seen an increase in consumer reports to the ACCC about issues with caravan purchases in the last few years. We are seeking information from retailers to better understand these issues and inform future activities we undertake. These surveys focus on sales of new caravans, as defined by the Road Vehicle Standards... More
    Closed 10 December 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
    Closed 1 December 2021
  • Sunwater: Part 6 exemption consultation

    On 27 October 2021, the ACCC formed the view that Sunwater is a Part 6 operator. This means that the ACCC will be required to regulate Sunwater’s infrastructure charges for six water supply schemes under Part 6 of the Water Charge Rules 2010 (WCR) unless the ACCC grants Sunwater an exemption. The six schemes are Chinchilla Weir, Cunnamulla, Macintyre Brook, Maranoa River, St George and Upper Condamine Water Supply Schemes. The ACCC is seeking stakeholder views to help it decide... More
    Closed 17 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 report to demonstrate that applicants satisfy the information security requirements. Instead, where a business has, or will have, an arrangement with an unrestricted accredited person (their... More
    Closed 8 November 2021
  • 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 drafting this policy and past feedback has had a direct impact on our priority areas. We are seeking your views on our current priority areas and asking you to identify new issues that might be... More
    Closed 3 November 2021
  • 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 will be a Part 6 operator from 1 July 2023, and if so, whether the ACCC should grant LMW an exemption from the ACCC approving and determining LMW’s infrastructure charges. Background ... More
    Closed 4 October 2021
  • Queensland Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water - Part 6 of the Water Charge Rules decision

    This consultation has now closed. Any responses received have been considered and incorporated into the ACCC’s decision making process. For more information please visit the ACCC’s Water projects page or email water@accc.gov.au . More
    Closed 29 September 2021
  • Sunwater - Part 6 of the Water Charge Rules decision

    This consultation has now closed. Any responses received have been considered and incorporated into the ACCC’s decision making process. For more information please visit the ACCC’s Water projects page or email water@accc.gov.au . 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 will provide guidance to retailers on preparing and issuing bills that make it easy for these customers to: pay their energy bills ensure their bill conforms to their contract query... 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. If you see one of these advertisements on Facebook, please take a screenshot and submit it to the ACCC via the link on this page. Please ensure that your screenshot includes the name of the... More
    Closed 1 September 2021
  • Toppling furniture and televisions - Issues paper

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking your assistance. Scoping risk control options to prevent injuries and deaths from toppling furniture and televisions is one of the ACCC’s product safety priorities for 2021 . As part of this process, we are seeking information from consumers, consumer safety advocates, the furniture and television industries, medical professionals, and other interested stakeholders about the safety... More
    Closed 30 August 2021
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