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ACCC unfair contract law

ACCC puts franchisors on notice over unfair contract laws

Franchisors who fail to address concerns risk legal action.
ACCC avoid greenwashing

ACCC shares eight principles to help businesses avoid greenwashing action

The guidance includes eight clear principles.
ACCC new guidelines environmental

ACCC releases new guidelines for businesses over environmental claims

The ACCC guidance aims to address the issue identified by the commission’s recent report.
franchisors key facts sheet

Franchisors need to download new format key facts sheet

The previous Smart Form introduced in 2021 is no longer available.
ACCC reappoints Mick Keogh

ACCC deputy chair reappointed

Treasurer Jim Chalmers will reappoint ACCC deputy chair Mick Keogh for a further five years, starting tomorrow, 30 May 2...
ACCC sustainability claims

ACCC to ramp up focus on sustainability claims

Environmental claims, and new unfair contract laws, will be among the ACCC's priorities through to 2024.
ACCC greenwashing suspicious claims

ACCC greenwashing sweep unearths ‘widespread’ suspicious claims

Food and drink sectors were among those with a high proportion of suspicious claims.
unfair contracts laws expanded

ACCC welcomes expansion of unfair contract terms laws

The Federal Parliament has passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (More Competition, Better Prices) Bill 2022, effectively i...
ACCC green sustainability

ACCC lays down the law on green claims

Businesses must be able to substantiate environmental or sustainability claims when marketing or risk enforcement action...