Dairy inquiry

Project overview


The ACCC is conducting an inquiry into the competitiveness, trading practices, and transparency of the Australian dairy industry.

On 27 October 2016 the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP issued a notice requiring the ACCC to hold an inquiry into the competitiveness of prices, trading practices and the supply chain in the Australian dairy industry.

On 28 September 2017 the Treasurer extended the reporting period for the inquiry.

The ACCC released its interim report on 30 November 2017 and is seeking industry feedback by 31 January 2018.

The ACCC must submit its report following the inquiry to the Treasurer by 30 April 2018.


Stages Date


General enquiries: dairyinquiry@accc.gov.au or Amy Bellhouse 03 9290 1997.

Media enquiries: media@accc.gov.au or 1300 138 917

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Dairy inquiry highlights power imbalances in supply chain - 30 November 2017
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