Pricing Review of Container Refund Scheme
The Queensland Productivity Commission has been asked to undertake a review of pricing impacts from the Container Refund Scheme over the first 12 months of its operation.
The Commission has now released their issues paper.
The Commission will monitor and report on:
- the effect of the scheme on prices of beverages sold in Queensland in an eligible container
- the effect of the scheme on competition for beverages and the performance and conduct of the beverage manufacturers and retailers
- any other specific market impacts on consumers that arise from the commencement of the scheme.