Wheat export

Exemption application & issues paper

On 3 September 2021, Port of Portland Limited provided a written application to the ACCC seeking to be determined an exempt service provider of port terminal services provided by means of its port terminal facility at Portland, Victoria. On 29 October 2021, the ACCC released an issues paper to commence a public consultation process on the application submitted by Port of Portland Limited.

Port of Portland wheat port exemption assessment

On 3 September 2021, Port of Portland Limited provided a written application to the ACCC seeking to be determined an exempt service provider of port terminal services provided by means of its port terminal facility at Portland, Victoria. On 29 October 2021, the ACCC released an issues paper to commence a public consultation process on the application submitted by Port of Portland Limited.

Viterra's Port Adelaide terminal facilities exempt from parts of the Bulk Wheat Code

The ACCC has today released final determinations exempting the services provided by grain handler Viterra at its Port Adelaide Inner Harbour and Outer Harbor facilities from parts of the Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat) Code. The ACCC also determined not to exempt Viterra’s services at its Wallaroo and Port Giles facilities.

ACCC proposes exemption for two Viterra grain port terminals

The ACCC has today released draft determinations proposing to exempt the services provided by grain handler Viterra at its Port Adelaide Inner Harbour and Outer Harbor facilities from parts of the Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat) Code.

Viterra applied to be exempt from parts 3 to 6 of the code at all six of its South Australian port terminals; however, the ACCC’s draft determinations do not propose to exempt the company’s Port Lincoln, Wallaroo, Port Giles, and Thevenard facilities.

Draft determinations

On 6 October 2020 the ACCC issued draft determinations proposing to grant exemptions to Viterra in relation to its Port Adelaide Inner Harbour and Outer Harbor facilities and not grant exemptions to Viterra in relation to its Port Giles, Port Lincoln, Thevenard and Wallaroo facilities.