On 16 August 2019 the ACCC issued draft determinations proposing to:
- grant an exemption for Riordan's Portland port terminal facility
- not grant an exemption to GrainCorp’s Portland port terminal facility.
The ACCC invited submissions from interested parties on its draft determinations. Submissions closed on Friday 13 September 2019.
On 20 December 2019 GrainCorp requested to withdraw its application for exemption at Portland. The request for withdrawal can be found at: GrainCorp Port of Portland wheat port exemption assessment.