Food and Grocery Code of Conduct Review 2022–23


Under Section 5 of the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes‑Food and Grocery Code) Regulation 2015, a review of the dispute resolution provisions in Part 5 of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct (the Code) must commence by 3 October 2022.

On 30 September 2022, the Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury, the Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, released the terms of reference for the review.

On 5 December 2022, a consultation paper was released, which gave stakeholders an opportunity to provide input into the review.

In September 2023, Treasury delivered the final report of the review to the government for consideration. A copy of the final report is now available.

In January 2024, the government released its response to the final report.