The Australian Government is inviting submissions on anti-competitive behaviour and misuse of market power further to the recommendation by the Harper Review Panel to amend section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act (the misuse of market power provision). The Treasury discussion paper that forms the basis of the review and should inform all submissions can be found here. Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, The Honourable Barnaby Joyce MP, is encouraging producers and farmers to make submissions in relation to their experiences with anti-competitive behaviour in the agriculture sector and comment on the Government’s response to the Harper Review recommendations. Submissions close 12 February 2016.
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