Council Solutions & Ors (collection)


Council Solutions, on behalf of the Cities of Adelaide, Charles Sturt, Marion and Port Adelaide Enfield (Participating Councils), seeks authorisation to jointly procure the collection of domestic waste, recyclables and organics through the use of a 3-Bin system, including the supply and maintenance of mobile garbage bins, through a collaborative competitive tender process. The application for authorisation is for collection services only.  

On 12 October 2018, the ACCC issued a determination granting authorisation until 30 June 2031.

Please see below for a copy of the determination.

Indicative timetable for assessment of the application

14 March 2018

Lodgement of application and supporting submission.

27 March 2018

Public consultation process begins.

18 April 2018

Closing date for submissions from interested parties.

May/June 2018

Applicant responds to issues raised in the public consultation process.

20 July 2018

Draft determination.

3 August 2018

Original deadline for interested parties to provide submissions on the draft determination.

21 August 2018

Deadline for submissions to be taken into account at the pre-decision conference.

27 August 2018

Pre-decision conference.

12 September 2018

Opportunity for interested parties to provide a submission about the issues raised at the conference.

12 October 2018

Final determination.


  • City of Adelaide
  • City of Port Adelaide Enfield
  • Council Solutions
  • Corporation Of The City of Marion - Duplicate
  • City of Charles Sturt

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000414-1


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ACCC correspondence

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Submissions - before draft decision

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Submissions - after draft decision

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