Back in August, the ACCC asked for the public's views on Australia Post's plans for a price rise that would see basic stamps go up to 60 cents. While many readers thought that was fair enough, the ACCC has taken a different view, rejecting the proposed increase on the grounds that Australia Post hasn't sufficiently justified it. Hit the link for the full explanation. [ACCC]
ACCC Rejects Australia Post Price Rise
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