The applicants (who are dairy farmers in Gippsland, Victoria) wish to form a collective bargaining group to negotiate with milk processors and distributors. Negotiations will determine which milk processor(s) are used and the terms and conditions (including pricing components) of contracts for the supply of milk products by each member of the group. Resulting contracts will constitute a bilateral contracts between the relevant milk purchaser and each group member, in its individual capacity. The group does not propose to engage in collective boycotts.
On 3 September 2018 the ACCC issued a determination authorising the proposed arrangements until 25 September 2028. A copy of the determination is available by following the links below.
Applications - supporting documents
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Draft Determination ( PDF 228.97 KB )||19 Jul 2018|
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Consultation Process ( PDF 394.23 KB )||14 May 2018|
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Final Determination ( PDF 217.33 KB )||3 Sep 2018|
|ACCC to Applicants re Material Excluded from Public Register ( PDF 144.91 KB )||30 May 2018|
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Interim Authorisation Decision ( PDF 216.46 KB )||24 May 2018|
|ACCC to Applicants Interim Authorisation Decision ( PDF 217.07 KB )||24 May 2018|
|ACCC to Applicant re Consultation Process and Material Excluded from Public Register ( PDF 223.49 KB )||14 May 2018|
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