Description of Conduct

Glenorchy City Council, Clarence City Council and Hobart City Council are seeking authorisation to jointly tender and, following selection of the successful tenderer, individually contract (with common terms) for the collection, acceptance and sorting of kerbside/roadside recyclable materials from households within their respective municipal areas for either disposal or onward transfer for ultimate recycling.

Authorisation has been sought for 9 years.

On 2 April 2014 the ACCC released a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation. On the same day, the ACCC also granted interim authorisation to allow the councils to commence the tender process.

On 4 June, the ACCC issued a final determination authorising the conduct, until 26 December 2023.


  • Clarence City Council
  • Glenorchy City Council
  • Hobart City Council

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91408