On 2 July 2019, Viterra provided a written application to the ACCC seeking to be determined an exempt service provider of port terminal services provided by means of all six of their port terminal facilities located in South Australia.
On 9 August 2019, the ACCC released an issues paper to commence a public consultation process on the application submitted by Viterra. Eight submissions were published in response to the paper (see below).
Viterra provided various supplementary materials since stakeholder submissions were received in October 2019. In order to give stakeholders an opportunity to comment on these new materials the ACCC released a supplementary issues paper on 25 May 2020. A further three submissions were received from stakeholders in response to the supplementary issues paper.