Make Price Gouging Illegal


Call on Labor to hold the big supermarkets that are profiting off Australia's cost of living crisis to account.

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We must hold Coles and Woolies to account.

  • Have you experienced checkout shock? 😱
  • Appalled by the price of basic items like cheese? 🧀
  • Going without your regular food purchases? 😔

Coles and Woolworths are blatantly price gouging.

While they charge you more and more for groceries, they’re posting billions in profits.

Big corporations are causing this cost of living crisis – from the big banks, through to energy companies and supermarkets. While you’re struggling with the cost of living, they’re raising their prices whenever they like. 

The Labor Government has the power to rein in the supermarkets. Instead, they’re backing their corporate mates and letting them get away with it.

Newspaper cutout of a Guardian article with the headline "Woolworths posts $1.62bn profit with dramatic lift in margins despite cost-of-living crisis".

The Greens are taking on Coles and Woolies to cut the cost of food for everyone.

That's why we secured a Senate Inquiry into the market power, lack of competition, and pricing practices of the major supermarkets.

We heard about the devastating impacts of price gouging on the cost of living - people skipping meals, eating less healthy food and going without the essentials of life.

And we grilled the CEOs about their pricing practices, profits, and treatment of suppliers.


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We know what needs to happen next. The committee recommended that price gouging be made illegal, and for new laws to break up the supermarkets when they abuse their market power or act unconscionably.

But to take on these giants and get the government to back the Greens, we need a groundswell of public pressure.

Together we are powerful. Sign up to get involved and hear more about the fight for a fairer supermarket industry – and a better deal for everyone.