ACCC Dairy Inquiry farmer consultation forums

Closed 23 Mar 2017

Opened 24 Jan 2017


The ACCC is inviting dairy farmers to participate in a series of public forums as part of the ACCC’s Dairy Inquiry.

The purpose of the forums is to hear directly from dairy farmers about competition and fair trading issues that affect them.

The Dairy Inquiry commenced in November 2016 and is examining competition between milk processors, contracting and pricing practices, retail pricing, and transparency.

Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss issues directly with ACCC Commissioners.

  • Monday 6 February 2017, 11.30am-2pm, City Golf Club, 254 South Street, Toowoomba, QLD
  • Tuesday 7 February 2017, 12pm-2pm, Club West, 116 Edinburgh Drive, Taree, NSW
  • Tuesday 14 February 2017, 11.30am-2pm, Traralgon Golf Club, Princes Highway, Traralgon, VIC
  • Monday 27 February 2017, 11.30-2pm, Warrnambool Golf Club, Younger Street, Warrnambool, VIC
  • Tuesday 28 February 2017, 6.30pm-8.30pm, Shepparton Golf Club, Golf Drive, Shepparton, VIC
  • Thursday 16 March 2017, 12pm-2pm, Mercure Sanctuary Golf Resort, , 100 Old Coast Road, Pelican Point, Bunbury, WA
  • Monday 20 March 2017, 11.30am-2pm, Hahndorf Football Club, Pine Ave, Hahndorf, SA
  • Wednesday 22 March 2017, 11.30am – 2pm, Burnie Golf Club, 47-49 Scarfe Street, Camdale, TAS

The forums are just one option to have your say. If you would like to provide information but are unable to attend a forum, please contact the Dairy Inquiry team.

The forum discussions will be closed to the media. Media are welcome to attend the venue to interview Commissioners either before or after the forums.

A summary of issues discussed at the forums will be published on the ACCC website. Names of attendees will not be published.

More information is available at Dairy Inquiry.


  • All business


  • Competition issues