icon-inquiry Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs

  • Project Released: 7 Apr 2017
  • Project Closes: Dec 2018
  • Contact: Sean McComish

Overview

On 16 March 2017, the Treasurer provided the Commission with Terms of Reference for an inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain supply chain costs (Inquiry). This request was made pursuant to Part 7 of the Essential Services Commission Act 2002.

The purpose of the Inquiry is to determine the reasonableness of the costs underpinning the South Australian bulk grain supply chain. Specifically, the Terms of Reference require the Commission to undertake the Inquiry in two parts:

  • In part 1, the Commission is to inquire into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs over the past 10 years, and
  • In part 2, should the Commission find areas where bulk grain supply chain costs are identified as inefficient, options should be provided for addressing those inefficiencies.

The draft report (Part 1) is to be provided to the Treasurer no later than 30 June 2018, with the date for the final report (including Part 2 if required) to be provided to the Treasurer being no later than 31 December 2018.

 

Status

Current status is Draft

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Further info

The South Australian Treasurer has varied the terms of reference for the inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs (Inquiry). The variation revises the submission date for the Inquiry final report, to allow the Commission to consider matters that have arisen from consultation on the Inquiry draft report.

The Inquiry final report (Part 1 and Part 2 if required) to be submitted by no later than 31 December 2018.

 

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