ACCC Warns Big End of Town to Pay Subbies
The competition watchdog, ACCC, has put those in the big end of town on notice that it will take them to court if they refuse to...
Busting the Bamboo Con
You’ve all heard it. Most of you have likely bought it. Guaranteed, you’ve seen advertising or marketing or TV ads promoting this amazing ‘bamboo fabric’ or...
Deadly Cable Still in Thousands of Homes
Faulty cable products which could cause deadly fires or electric shocks remain in tens of thousands of homes and business across Australia despite massive efforts to...
$12bn Infrastructure Takeover Held Up By the ACCC
The competition watchdog has raised concerns about the proposed $12 billion takeover of Asciano by Brookfield Infrastructure will reduce competition.
How Safe Are Your Window Coverings?
Over the past 20 years, there have been several deaths of young children attributed to strangulation form cords on window coverings.
CFMEU Must Deliver Confidential Evidence to Boral
CFMEU has been ordered to deliver evidentiary material provided by ACCC to Boral as part of the building company's lawsuit over an alleged black ban.
Calls for Senate Inquiry into Non-conforming Building Products
The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has called for a Senate Inquiry into non-conforming building products, following the launch of a consumer awareness campaign by the Australian...
Building Designers Furious Over Demeaning Architects Campaign
The Australian Institute of Architects' latest consumer engagement campaign has raised hackles amongst building designers by denigrating their qualifications.
ACCC Probes Iron Ore Cartel Concerns
Calls by Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for Australia's biggest iron ore miners to cap production are being investigated by the competition watchdog amid concerns about potential cartel...