Release of price monitoring review of the Container Refund Scheme

The Queensland Productivity Commission has today released the final report for its price monitoring review of the Container Refund Scheme.

The final report sets out the Commission’s findings on price impacts from the scheme for various beverages—across retailers and between Brisbane and regional Queensland. The report also includes findings on changes to consumer consumption and expenditure and impacts on competition in the market for beverages.

The final report can be found here.