24 Nov 2010

Trans-Tasman cross appointments announced

6:22 am on 24 November 2010

The first cross-appointments between the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the New Zealand Commerce Commission have been announced.

The appointments are a result of the Single Economic Market Outcomes Framework announced by the Australian and New Zealand Prime Ministers in August last year.

Commerce Commission chair Dr Mark Berry has been appointed as an associate member of the ACCC.

ACCC member Dr Jill Walker will join the Commerce Commission as an associate member and will participate in matters relating to the Commerce and Fair Trading Acts.

Both are appointed for three year terms.