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ACCC not hAPPy with app marketplaces; car rental company pulled over for unconscionable conduct; Garuda proceedings finally touch down; and other developments
Insight 05 May 2021

ACCC not hAPPy with app marketplaces; car rental company pulled over for unconscionable conduct; Garuda proceedings finally touch down; and other developments ...

Building strength through collaboration
Insight 28 Apr 2021

For the past two decades, Australia has been a leader in the use of public private partnerships (PPPs) and private capital in the delivery of public infrastructure. Our successes have been so pronounced that countries such as Canada would send experts and civil servants to learn from local authorities. The market matured, and many complex projects were delivered using this approach. It is the combination of private and public sectors that is crucial for a successful project, allowing certain risks to be transferred, better management of risk and more innovative thinking. In this Insight, we discuss why private sector involvement is beneficial and how they enable stronger project outcomes for all. ...

Spreading the spend
Insight 28 Apr 2021

To re-balance the pipeline and bring the greatest benefits to all Australians, we need to spread the spend. Government is posed to spend record amounts and we need to make sure we are delivering the right infrastructure, in the right places, at the right time. ...

Rod Sims marks 10th anniversary of the CCA; Full Federal Court clarifies the law on unconscionable conduct; Federal Court affirms $125m penalty against Volkswagen; and other developments
Insight 16 Apr 2021

Rod Sims marks 10th anniversary of the CCA; Full Federal Court clarifies the law on unconscionable conduct; Federal Court affirms $125m penalty against Volkswagen; and other developments ...

ACCC's 2021 product safety priorities
Insight 30 Mar 2021

The ACCC announced its Product Safety Priorities for 2021, including: Button batteries, Quad bikes, Toppling furniture and infant sleeping products, and E-commerce and the Australian Product Safety Pledge. ...

The role of banking in the infrastructure-led recovery
Insight 09 Mar 2021

Banks have played, and will continue to play, a key role in not only supporting Australian individuals and businesses managing the effects of the pandemic, but also as a key capital provider in the investment of new infrastructure for a post-pandemic world. ...

$24m fine for criminal cartel charge; ACCC's interim report into digital advertising services; Kogan penalised for misleading discounts; and other developments
Insight 25 Feb 2021

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS fined $24m for criminal cartel charge; ACCC's interim report into digital advertising services; Kogan penalised for misleading discounts; Facebook and Onava allegedly mislead consumers; and Lorna Jane 'virus activewear' examined in court. ...

Frameworks for our networks
Insight 18 Feb 2021

The past two decades have seen major change in public transport in Australia and New Zealand. Our latest report aims to inform future policy development in the transport sector by providing governments and industry participants with a comprehensive review. ...

In defence of densification
Insight 11 Feb 2021

In modern times, Australian cities and many around the world have strived to achieve greater urban densification. This is a trend driven by both the prevailing wisdom of the times and by necessity. Suddenly, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised fundamental questions about urban density and its risks. ...

Suburban hubs and the '20-minute neighbourhood'
Insight 10 Dec 2020

As cities grapple with how to open up following months of COVID-19 forced lockdowns, establishing '20-minute neighbourhoods' or suburban hubs could be an answer. ...

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