The ACCC has completed its eighth annual report under the Water Act 2007 (Cth). The report provides information on the state of the rural water sector in the Murray-Darling Basin for the 2016–17 financial year.
The Horticulture Code of Conduct is a mandatory industry code prescribed under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The Code aims to improve the clarity and transparency of trading arrangements between growers and traders in the horticulture sector.
The report provides information for the 2015−16 year on regulated water charges, transformation arrangements, termination of irrigation network access, compliance with the Commonwealth water market rules and water charge rules, and related issues.