Aug 31, 2023

Qantas faces further allegations of misleading ad conduct in new court proceedings by ACCC

In another round of allegations surrounding deceptive behaviours, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission accuses Qantas of continuing to advertise for thousands of flights days after their cancellations.

Mar 18, 2022

ACCC sues Meta over Facebook scam crypto ads

Australian regulator alleges that Meta "aided and abetted" scams that have robbed citizens of thousands of dollars since 2020.

Sep 28, 2021

Google adtech dominance exposed; Australia watchdog plots regulatory crackdown

The ACCC's comprehensive inquiry into adtech has exposed an industry laden with anti-competitive practices, transparency problems and pricing issues—and calls for the power to develop "new regulatory solutions".

Feb 23, 2021

Facebook to restore news in Australia

The social-media network said the Australian government has agreed to make last-minute changes to the terms of the media bargaining code, which could pass as soon as Wednesday.

Feb 19, 2021

Marketers have the power to fix media imbalances

Facebook’s recent action in Australia and the subsequent boycott calls point to the need for a vibrant, competitive advertising ecosystem which marketers have the power to foster, argues Mediabrands' Joshua Lowcock.

Feb 18, 2021

Facebook blocks Australians from viewing and sharing news

Move comes in response to Australia's new media bargaining law that came into effect overnight.