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Grain Producers SA represents the interests of growers by making submissions on issues that will affect the future of the grain industry.

Permit application for use of glyphosate on feed barley

27 October 2016

GPSA supported the national permit application by Grain Producers Australia to allow the use of glyphosate on barley (except malting barley) as a harvest aid and for weed control.

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ASIC Consultation Paper 266

12 September 2016

GPSA provided input on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's call for comment on 'Remaking ASIC class orders on managed investment schemes: not for money' (Consultation Paper 266). The order was due to expire on 1 April 2017.

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Read the ASIC response to submissions - December 2016

ACCC draft determination on Patrick Stevedoring

29 March 2016

GPSA supported the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's draft determination that Patrick Stevedoring be an exempt service provider at Port Adelaide under the Port Terminal Access Code.

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Proposed increases to NRM levies

16 February 2016

GPSA supported a call by Primary Producers SA to freeze natural resource management levies and to conduct an independent review of water management costs.

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Central Eyre Iron Project: Mining Proposal and EIS

2 February 2016

GPSA’s submission focused on the need to protect the 4.2 million hectares of land used for grain production – 4.2% of the total land area of SA – and emphasised GPSA’s belief that mining and agriculture cannot co-exist.

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EP Mobile Blackspot Programme

14 January 2016

GPSA offered its full support to a submission by Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula nominating mobile phone black spots in the region.

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