Review of the citrus industry in Australia

16 December 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-936-5

View the report as a single document - (PDF 615KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 18KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 28KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and background (PDF 28KB)

Conduct of inquiry
Structure of the report
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Structure of the Australian citrus industry (PDF 149KB)

Structure of the industry - background
Current industry leadership
Criticism of Citrus Australia's operations and performance
DAFF's investigation of HAL's Citrus IAC
HAL – review of structure and performance
Committee view

Chapter 3 - Issues facing the Australian citrus industry (PDF 160KB)

Production costs/competition from lower-cost offshore producers
Export and export growth
Background - export markets
Australia's food regulation system and food labelling
Opportunities for growth
Committee comment

Chapter 4 - Biosecurity issues and the role of research and development (PDF 144KB)

Biosecurity issues
Research and development
Committee comment

Additional Comments by Senator Nick Xenophon (PDF 34KB)

Export Issues
Domestic Market Issues
Food Labelling
Importation of Orange Juice Concentrate

Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 19KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 15KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811