House of Representatives Committees

Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Resources

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Finding a Balance: Towards Fair Trading in Australia

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Covering documents (PDF format)

Recommendations (PDF format)

Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF format)

Chapter 2: Retail tenancy (PDF format)

Chapter 3: Franchising (PDF format)

Chapter 4: Misuse of market power (PDF format)

Chapter 5: Small business finance (PDF format)

Chapter 6: Legislative protection against unfair conduct (PDF format)

Chapter 7: Access to justice and education (PDF format)

Minority report (PDF format)

Appendices (PDF format)

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