Council Solutions & Ors (processing)


Council Solutions, on behalf of the Cities of Adelaide, Charles Sturt, Marion and Port Adelaide Enfield (Participating Councils), seeks authorisation to jointly procure the processing of waste services, comprising the:

  • receiving and processing of recyclables

  • receiving and processing of organics and

  • receiving and processing or disposal of residual waste.

The application for authorisation is for processing services streams only.

On 23 November 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

4 May 2018

Lodgement of application and supporting submission.

17 May 2018

Public consultation process begins.

6 June 2018

Closing date for submissions from interested parties.

August 2018

Applicant responds to issues raised in the public consultation process.

14 September 2018

Draft determination.

28 September 2018

Closing date to call a pre-decision conference.

5 October 2018

Closing date for submissions about the draft determination.

22 October 2018

Pre-decision conference.

2 November 2018

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

23 November 2018

Final determination.


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

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000419-1
  • AA1000419-2


Document title Date

Submissions - before draft decision

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