ACCC revokes CBH’s transport service monopoly

Sarah Allen —  July 9, 2011

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s notice to revoke CBH’s exclusive dealing notification is a win for grain growers in Western Australia:

The ACCC considers that it is likely that CBH will continue to be the dominant provider of grain receival, storage and handling services and port terminal services for grain and at least a major provider of transport services. However, as is already the case with bulk storage and handling providers in other states, other suppliers will be able to compete with CBH to provide services to transport grain to port for export.

Read the ACCC’s full media release here.

Sarah Allen


Headstrong girl leaves the country for the big smoke, vowing to pursue an edgy career, void of marriage, children and farming. Then, said girl moves to the country, marries a farmer and has two children. I don't know what went wrong either... Now, amid raising two little boys on a farm with my husband, I'm slowly finding time to reclaim my creative pursuits. And so was born Crosshatch Media...