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Indigenous community stores in the 'frontier economy': some competition and consumer issues

McDonnell, Siobhan; Martin, D. F


This paper examines key competition and consumer issues faced by Aboriginal people in remote Aboriginal communities, with particular reference to the provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (TPA). The research was commissioned by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), and addresses the implications for the operation of the TPA of some specific economic practices of Aboriginal consumers and Aboriginal businesses. The research that informs this paper consisted of a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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