Supermarket inquiry report wants price gouging ban in duopoly crackdown

JG
Updated May 7 2024 - 10:55pm, first published 5:04pm
A Senate inquiry report has sought to tackle issues around supermarket "profiteering that has done so much harm to the people of Australia". Picture by Shutterstock.
A Senate inquiry report has sought to tackle issues around supermarket "profiteering that has done so much harm to the people of Australia". Picture by Shutterstock.

Retail price gouging should be made illegal and divestiture laws are needed to break up Australia's supermarket duopoly, according to a landmark senate inquiry report released on Tuesday.

JG

Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Get the latest ACT news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.