The ACCC takes Murray Goulburn to court1st May 2017 — The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Murray Goulburn (MG) dairy cooperative.
The ACCC is alleging MG engaged in unconscionable conduct and made false or misleading representations in contravention of Australian Consumer Law.
The ACCC is also alleging that former MG Managing Director, Gary Helou, and former Chief Financial officer, Bradley Hingle, were knowingly concerned in MG's conduct.
"The ACCC alleges that Murray Goulburn's conduct had an adverse impact on many farmers who, as a result of Murray Goulburn's representations regarding the farmgate milk price, had made business decisions," ACCC Chairman Rod Sims said. [source]