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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) consultations

Online marketplace surveys – Small Businesses and Consumers
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is surveying small businesses and consumers about their experiences and views about using general online retail marketplaces to buy and sell products. Submissions close Monday 19 August 2021.

Facebook Advertisements
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is aware of advertisements on Facebook about cryptocurrency products featuring the name or image of an Australian public figure. These advertisements might look like articles or posts in your Facebook newsfeed. ACCC is seeking screenshots of potentially misleading advertisement from members of the community. Submissions close Wednesday 1 September 2021.

Buying a franchise? ACCC wants to hear from you
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) would like to hear from people who are thinking about buying a franchise to find out what questions they have or what information they need. Submissions Close Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Consultations

Water meters for cold potable water and hot water
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is proposing to amend the pattern approval standard for water meters, NMI R 49-1, to include additional pressure loss classes. Submissions close Friday 13 August 2021.

ERF Method Development Opportunities for 2022
In line with the King Review the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is seeking ideas for activities that could be developed into an ERF method or incorporated into existing methods. Submissions close Thursday 26 August 2021.

Treasury Consultations

Patent Box
Treasury has introduced a discussion paper with the objective to inform the Government’s consideration of the detailed design of the patent box announced in the 2021‑22 Budget. Submissions close Friday 13 August 2021.

Reform of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission secrecy provisions – Recommendation 17 of the ACNC Review
Treasury is seeking feedback and views from stakeholders on the issues identified in recommendation 17 of the Strengthening for Purpose: Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission Legislation Review 2018 (ACNC Review). Submissions close Sunday 22 August 2021.

Australian Government Consultations

Regional Telecommunications Review
The Australian Government is seeking input from regional residents and business owners as part of the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review consultation. A public consultation is scheduled for 25 August for Northern NSW. Information about the review and registration is available on the Regional Telecommunications Review website. Submissions close Thursday 30 September 2021.

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