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Interim Report

The Australian Consumer Law Review Interim Report [PDF|DOCX] was released on 14 October 2016. Submissions to the Interim Report closed on 9 December 2016. More than 100 submissions were received in response to the Interim Report, including submissions marked as confidential. The chart below shows the breakdown of submissions received by organisation type (as a percentage).

All non-confidential submissions are available below, listed alphabetically by stakeholder. The opinions expressed in the submissions are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand or the ACL Review.

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Submissions received

Accord Australasia LtdPDF 1MB
Allan, JoshuaPDF 209KB
AllensPDF 757KB
Anonymous 1PDF 460KB
Anonymous 2DOCX 24KB PDF 135KB
Anonymous 5PDF 24KB
Arnold Bloch LeiblerPDF 748KB
Australian Automobile AssociationPDF 2MB
Australian Automotive Aftermarket AssociationPDF 11MB
Australian Automotive Dealer Association LtdPDF 1MB
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits CommissionPDF 1MB
Australian Communications Consumer Action NetworkPDF 785KB
Australian Finance ConferencePDF 122KB
Australian Food and Grocery CouncilDOC 950KB PDF 472KB
Australian Furniture AssociationDOCX 14KB PDF 79KB
Australian Industry GroupPDF 7MB
Australian Institute of Company DirectorsPDF 917KB
Australian Labor PartyDOCX 47KB PDF 527KB
Australian Lottery and Newsagents' AssociationPDF 653KB
Australian Retailers AssociationPDF 292KB
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise OmbudsmanPDF 1MB
Australian Toy AssociationDOCX 40KB PDF 691KB
Bebbington, BruceDOCX 21KB PDF 253KB
Business Council of AustraliaPDF 447KB
Cancer Council QueenslandPDF 35KB
Caravan and Camping Industry Association NSWPDF 220KB
Caravan Industry Association of Australia LtdDOCX 64KB PDF 479KB
Chamber of Commerce and Industry QueenslandPDF 101KB
CHOICE Attachment APDF 23MB
CHOICE Attachment BPDF 11MB
Communications Alliance LtdPDF 3MB
Consult AustraliaPDF 276KB
Consumer Action Law CentrePDF 1MB
Consumer Credit Legal Service WAPDF 439KB
Consumers SADOCX 27KB PDF 309KB
Cooper Grace WardDOCX 58KB PDF 197KB
Daly, Dr Angela and Scardamaglia, Dr AmandaDOCX 25KB PDF 260KB
DF Mortimer and AssociatesPDF 2MB
Direct Selling AustraliaDOCX 93KB PDF 705KB
Energy and Water Ombudsman NSWPDF 434KB
Ethnic Communities Council of NSWPDF 787KB
Federal Chamber of Automotive IndustriesPDF 2MB
Financial Rights Legal CentrePDF 367KB
Friends of the Earth et alDOCX 121KB PDF 399KB
Fundraising Institute AustraliaDOCX 54KB PDF 485KB
Gaskell, Professor NicholasPDF 602KB
Gordon, JeremyPDF 130KB
Governance Institute of AustraliaPDF 389KB
Greatorex, GailDOCX 24KB PDF 131KB
Housing Industry AssociationPDF 231KB
Industry Training ConsultantsDOCX 24KB PDF 131KB
Institute of Public AccountantsDOCX 822KB PDF 991KB
Insurance Council of AustraliaPDF 401KB
Interactive Games and Entertainment AssociationPDF 920KB
Joint submission from indigenous consumer advocatesPDF 703KB
Justice Connect Not-for-profit LawPDF 3MB
Law Council of AustraliaPDF 355KB
Law Council of Australia - SME Business Law, ACL, and NFP Legal Practice and Charities CommitteesPDF 355KB
Law Council of Australia Competition and Consumer CommitteePDF 572KB
Law Institute of VictoriaPDF 4MB
Law Society of New South WalesPDF 4MB
Law Society of Western AustraliaPDF 2MB
Legal Aid New South WalesPDF 959KB
Legal Aid QueenslandPDF 3MB
Lemon Caravans and RVs in AusPDF 1MB
Lemon Laws 4 AusPDF 3MB
Lewins, Dr Kate - School of Law Murdoch UniversityPDF 287KB
Master Electricians AustraliaPDF 321KB
Mazda Australia Pty LtdDOCX 30KB PDF 354KB
Motor Trades Association of AustraliaPDF 3MB
Motor Trades Association of SAPDF 211KB
Motor Trades Association QueenslandPDF 729KB
Nottage, Dr Luke - University of SydneyPDF 513KB
Obesity Policy CoalitionDOCX 83KB PDF 403KB
Office of Multicultural Interests Western AustraliaPDF 419KB
Public Fundraising Regulatory AssociationPDF 722KB
Queensland Consumers AssociationDOCX 61KB PDF 357KB
Queensland Law SocietyPDF 429KB
Redfern Legal CentrePDF 2MB
Retail CouncilPDF 291KB
Robinson, MichaelPDF 2MB
Rodan + FieldsPDF 999KB
Sales Assured LtdDOCX 69KB PDF 417KB
Samsung Washing Machine Recall Consumer Support GroupPDF 3MB
Seddon, Dr NickDOCX 26KB PDF 314KB
Shopping Centre Council of AustraliaPDF 2MB
Sise, PeterDOCX 63KB PDF 343KB
Slow Food AustraliaPDF 114KB
Small Business Development CorporationPDF 901KB
Spier Consulting - LegalDOCX 35KB PDF 192KB
Telecommunications Industry OmbudsmanPDF 2MB
Top End Womens Legal Service IncPDF 3MB
Trade Services CouncilPDF 306KB
TSO MechanicalPDF 31KB
TSO Mechanical - Attachment APDF 638KB
Victorian Automobile Chamber of CommercePDF 2MB
Wilkins, RichardDOCX 29KB PDF 299KB
WorldVentures Marketing Pty LtdDOCX 61KB PDF 478KB