Current and future arrangements for the marketing of Australian sugar

24 June 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-253-1

View the report as a single document - (PDF 319KB)
View Erratum - (PDF 43KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the committee (PDF 24KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 26KB)

Conduct of inquiry
Structure and focus of the report
A note on references

Chapter 2 - The Australian sugar industry (PDF 83KB)

1912 – Royal Commission
1915 – Introduction of industry regulation
1999 – Moves toward deregulation
The role of Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL)
2002–2005 – industry reviews
2006 – Industry deregulation
Grower Economic Interest Sugar (GEI) and Supplier Economic Interest Sugar (SEI)
2017 – Anticipated future changes to the marketing structure

Chapter 3 - Issues currently facing the Australian sugar industry (PDF 151KB)

The impact of deregulation
Contract negotiations
Committee view

Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 22KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 21KB)

Committee Secretariat 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