The Evolution of Competition Law in Australia [Infographic]

Major reform to Australian competition law came into effect on 6 November 2017.

The Competition Policy Review legislation contains a broad range of amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 in areas such as cartel conduct, price signalling and concerted practices, exclusionary provisions, third line forcing, resale price maintenance, merger authorisations and non-merger authorisations, notifications and class exemptions, access and evidentiary provisions.

To help make sense of the new legal framework, we’ve compiled an historical timeline of the changes to Australian competition law over the years.

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