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ACCC Warns Big End of Town to Pay Subbies
Commercial
Monday July 11 2016

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
Business
Wednesday February 17 2016

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
Safety
Thursday October 22 2015

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
Business
Friday October 16 2015

$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?
Residential
Tuesday September 8 2015

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
Business
Thursday July 23 2015

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
Safety
Tuesday June 16 2015

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
Business
Wednesday May 20 2015

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
Mining
Thursday March 26 2015

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...