ACCC and AER information policy: The collection and disclosure of information

Information policy
Release date: 
4 June 2014


The general policy of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Energy Regulator on the collection, use and disclosure of information.

The purpose of this guideline is to provide clarity to stakeholders as to how the ACCC/AER:

  • obtains information (including the use of its statutory powers to require the provision of information)
  • uses that information (including the use of information obtained for one matter, for another matter)
  • discloses that information outside the ACCC/AER.