Morgan Sawmill Jamestown

Summary

Morgan Sawmill Jamestown, SA Pine Pty Ltd, KSI Sawmill, PalletCo and future members of the group, seek authorisation to collectively negotiate terms and conditions (including price) with the South Australian Forestry Corporation (ForestrySA) for the supply of logs.

The Applicants have also requested interim authorisation to allow them to engage in the conduct while the ACCC considers the substantive application for authorisation. Specifically, the Applicants seek to:

(a)  Engage in collective bargaining activities to negotiate the terms of log supply with ForestrySA

b)   Enter into supply agreements with ForestrySA pursuant to the collective bargaining negotiations, and

c)   Give effect to, or being knowingly involved in the negotiation of log supply agreements.

The Applicants seek authorisation for a period of 20 years.

A copy of the application is available by the following link below.

An indicative timetable is set out below for your information.

18 December 2020

Lodgement of interim and substantive application and supporting submission.

23 December 2020

Public consultation process commences.

22 January 2021

Closing date for submissions from interested parties on interim authorisation.

5 February 2021

Closing date for submissions from interested parties on substantive authorisation.

February 2021

Interim authorisation decision.

March/April 2021

Draft determination.

June 2021

Final determination

Applicant(s)

  • Edward John Morgan as Trustee for the Ed Morgan Family Trust
  • Luke Laurence Morgan as Trustee for the Luke Morgan Family Trust

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000539-1

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