201312.11

Government releases details for competition review

The utilities, groceries and the automotive fuel markets will be some of the sectors of the economy which will come under scrutiny when the Federal Government’s ‘root and branch’ review of competition law kicks off early next year. The draft terms of reference released today have been framed to shine a light on the practices and…

201312.06

Government welcomes ACCC fuel shopper docket announcement

The Federal Government has welcomed the announcement from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that it has concluded its investigation into whether large fuel saving offers (“shopper dockets”) issued by Coles and Woolworths were reducing competition in retail fuel markets. We know shopper docket fuel discounts are very popular with consumers, especially around this…