2021 GIWA Standards Review
GIWA is calling for submissions into WA grain standards, excluding wheat, for the 2021 GIWA Standards Review.
Timeline for the 2021 review is:
- Monday, 22 March – First Call for Submissions Opens
- Friday, 9 April – First Call for Submissions Closes
- Monday, 26 April – Interim Industry Advice Notice Published and Second Call for Submissions Opens
- Friday, 14 May – Second Call for Submissions Closes
- Monday, 5 July – Final Industry Advice Notice for GIWA Standards Review 2020 published
Submissions are welcome from any businesses or individuals in the WA grain supply chain, regardless of GIWA membership.
Enquiries and submissions can be directed to Peter Nash, Acting CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org on 0413 032 654 or 08 6262 2128.
2020 GIWA Standards Review 2020 downloads are available below, these include 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.
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.
The CBH Group Receival Standards as at October 2020 and the Bunge 2019/2020 Public Receival Standards can be found here can be found below: