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Billion-dollar fines under supermarket proposal

Australian supermarkets could face billions of dollars in penalties for severe abuses of power, under a new proposal tabled on Monday.

Will a string of inquiries into Australia's supermarkets bring down the cost of groceries?
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Will multiple inquiries into supermarkets make groceries cheaper?

Several inquiries are underway into the practices of Australia’s supermarkets, and how they set the prices of groceries.

Are supermarkets price gouging? 
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Miles takes price fight to supermarkets

Are supermarkets price gouging? Two Australian leaders have renewed concerns amid cost-of-living struggles.

Coles and Woolworths to face Senate Inquiry
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Senate to grill Coles and Woolworths over claims of overcharging

Australia’s supermarket giants, Coles and Woolworths, will face questions about whether they’re overcharging during a cost of living crisis.

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Woolworths to join workplace trial

Disability employment in Australia is much lower than the rest of the population. A new trial hopes to address this issue.

Coles quiet hour

Coles quiet hour is introduced to increase accessibility

Coles has announced it’s expanding its ‘Quiet Hour’ option to every weekday, 6pm to 7pm across its stores nationally.

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Coles accused of mandatory bag checks for employees

Supermarket giant Coles has been accused of subjecting its workers to mandatory bag checks.

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Coles and Woolworths take out this year’s Shonky Awards

Coles and Woolworths have been named among the 2023 recipients of the Shonky Awards by consumer advocate group CHOICE.

milk recall

Milk recalled from Tempo Foods due to contamination concerns

Tempo Foods has recalled some milk products across NSW and Victoria due to microbial (E. coli) contamination.

Coles Woolworths Strike

Coles and Woolworths workers will go on strike tonight

Some Coles and Woolworths workers will strike tonight for the second time in less than a week.

Why are supermarket workers on strike? 

Historic strike for supermarket workers

Why are supermarket workers on strike? Hundreds of Coles and Woolworths employees will stop work on Saturday as part of an ongoing dispute.

coles body-worn cameras

Coles’ body-worn camera trial: will it reduce retail crime?

The measure will be trialled across 30 stores in South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, and Queensland.

Retail staff protections in nsw
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Harassing retail workers could soon become a crime in NSW

Retail workers will be protected by new laws adding prison sentences for those who harass or assault them. Here are all the details

Has Woolworths banned plastic bags

Plastic bags at Woolworths stores will be phased out across Australia from today

Has Woolworths banned plastic bags? They made a new announcement this week to accelerate a ban. Here’s what it is.

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