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Thank you to Bob Nixon and GIWA Board Appointments

Thank You Bob Nixon Outgoing GIWA Chair & Congratulations on your GRDC Board Appointment ..

GIWA Crop Report - October 2020

Cool Finish Mitigating Slide In Yield Potential View the full GIWA Crop Report for October 2020..

GIWA Annual Report available online

To view and download the GIWA Annual Report, please visit http://www.giwa.org.au/annual-report (..

GIWA AGM and GIWA Forum

The GIWA AGM and GIWA Forum was held on Wednesday, 7th October 2020 at Crown Towers Perth, Great Eas..

Standards | Grain Industry Association of Western Australia

2020 GIWA Standards Review

Information relating to the GIWA Standards Review 2020 is available below, this includes the Final Industry Advice Notice. Seven submissions were received, resulting in no recommendations for changing tolerances for the WA grain standards for the 2020 harvest, but several recommendations for data collection and further research as well as the reintroduction of a triticale standard.

FINAL Industry Advice Notice GIWA Standards Review 2020 FINAL Industry Advice Notice GIWA Standards Review 2020 (146 KB)

Interim Industry Advice Notice Call for Second Round Submissions GIWA Standards Review 2020 Interim Industry Advice Notice Call for Second Round Submissions GIWA Standards Review 2020 (150 KB)

TERMS REFERENCE GIWA Standards Review 2020 Second Round Call For Submissions 11 May 2020 TERMS REFERENCE GIWA Standards Review 2020 Second Round Call For Submissions 11 May 2020 (261 KB)

Any enquiries to Larissa Taylor CEO GIWA, ltaylor@giwa.org.au +61 413 076 665.

Results of the previous 2018 GIWA Standards Review with standards changes for the recent 2019/20 harvest can be found here.

FINAL GIWA Standards Review 2018 FINAL GIWA Standards Review 2018 (139 KB)

Grain Standards in Western Australia

GIWA is responsible for setting coarse grain standards (barley and oats) in Western Australia, supporting Grain Trade Australia which sets national wheat grain standards, Australian Oilseeds Federation which sets national oilseeds standards, Pulse Australia which sets national pulse standards.  GIWA is a member of Grain Trade Australia, Australian Oilseeds Federation, Pulse Australia and is the western council supporting Barley Australia.  GIWA collaborates with Western Australian bulk handlers to ensure that WA grain standards are fit-for-purpose to customer requirements and maximise returns to the WA grain value chain.

Western Australian standards: the CBH Group Receival Standards as at October 2020 can be found here:

2021 CBH Receival Standard Limits 2021 CBH Receival Standard Limits (1364 KB)

Western Australian standards: the Bunge 2019/2020 Public Receival Standards can be found here:

Bunge Receival Standards 2020-21 Bunge Receival Standards 2020-21 (89 KB)

National standards: as set by Grain Trade Australia can be found here http://www.graintrade.org.au/