Description of Conduct

On 9 December 2021, Albury City Council, Wodonga City Council, Indigo Shire Council, Greater Hume Council, Federation Council, Leeton Shire Council, Berrigan Shire Council and Edward River Council (the Applicants) lodged an application for authorisation to collectively tender and contract for waste and recycling collection, transport, sorting, and processing services.

Authorisation is sought for:

a)    domestic kerbside residual waste, recyclables acceptance and transport

b)    domestic kerbside recyclables acceptance sorting

c)     domestic kerbside organic waste (including food organics and/or green waste) acceptance and processing

d)    residual waste disposal

e)    Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) domestic residual waste recyclables collection and transport

f)      supply of mobile kerbside bins, and

g)    supply of organics kitchen caddies and liners

(the Proposed Conduct)

On 24 February 2022, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation and granted interim authorisation.

On 14 April 2022, the ACCC issued a final determination granting authorisation until 6 May 2032.


  • Wodonga City Council
  • Greater Hume Council
  • Federation Council
  • Leeton Shire Council
  • Edward River Council
  • Berrigan Shire Council
  • Albury City Council
  • Indigo Shire Council

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000596-1