ACCC announces membership of new Agriculture Consultative Committee

27 April 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced the membership of its new Agriculture Consultative Committee.

“The Committee will provide a forum for the discussion of competition and fair trading concerns related to the agriculture sector,” ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh said.

The new Committee will be chaired by Mr Keogh.

“We sought nominations and considered a large number of applications. Members were selected from a range of backgrounds and industries within the sector including peak bodies, industry associations, and industry advisors.”

Members are expected to provide input at meetings on:

  • issues and processes affecting the agriculture sector that fall within the scope of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010;
  • emerging issues or market developments of concern to the agriculture sector; and
  • improving communication with the agriculture sector.

Further information on the Agriculture Consultative Committee is available at: Agriculture Consultative Committee

ACCC Agriculture Consultative Committee Members

Organisation/Individual Representative
Australian Chicken Meat Federation Vivien Kite
Australian Food and Grocery Council Michael Rogers
Australian Lot Feeder's Association Jim Cudmore
Australian Meat Industry Council Stephen Martyn
Australian Pork Limited Deb Kerr
Ausveg Richard Mulcahy
Canegrowers Warren Males
Cattle Council of Australia Jed Matz
Cotton Australia Adam Kay
Freshmark Bill Chalk
Grain Growers David McKeon
Grain Producers Australia Daniel Cooper
Grain Trade Australia Geoff Honey
Growcom Pat Hannan
National Farmers’ Federation Tony Mahar
NSW Farmers Fiona Simson
Primary Producers South Australia Trevor Ranford
Sheep Meat Council Mark Harvey-Sutton
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association Peter Skillern
Voice of Horticulture and Citrus Australia Tania Chapman
WA Farmers Dale Park
Wine Grape Growers Association Ben Rose
Individual Adam Jenkins (President of United Dairyfarmers of Victoria)
Individual Jan Davis (CEO of Agribusiness Australia)



Release number: 
MR 62/16
ACCC Infocentre: 

Use this form to make a general enquiry.

Media enquiries: 
Media Team - 1300 138 917,