Infant Nutrition Council Limited


The INC is seeking re-authorisation for current and future manufacturers in, and importers into, Australia of infant formula to make and give effect to the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The MAIF Agreement is a voluntary self-regulatory code of conduct which governs the marketing of infant formula for infants up to 12 months. It constitutes Australia's official application of the World Health Organization's International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes.

The ACCC invites submissions from interested parties in relation to the application. Submissions are invited by 20 November 2020. Details on how to make a submission are available below, along with a copy of the application.

An indicative timetable is set out below:

26 October 2020

Lodgement of application and supporting submission.

30 October 2020

Public consultation process begins.

20 November 2020

Closing date for submissions from interested parties.


Applicant responds to issues raised in the public consultation process.

January/February 2021

Draft determination.

February/March 2021

Public consultation on draft determination including any conference if called.

March/April 2021

Final determination.


  • Infant Nutrition Council Limited

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000534-1