Barley Australia’s Merger with Grains Australia

Thomson Geer advised the peak body for the Australian barley and malting industry, Barley Australia, on its merger with Grains Australia.

The Boards of Barley Australia and Grains Australia completed a merger of Barley Australia into Grains Australia.

Under the merger Grains Australia takes responsibility for all technical functions associated with barley varietal classification, trade and market access and information and education on behalf of the Australian barley industry.

Barley Australia’s current Board of Directors will also form a new barley industry council within Grains Australia to ensure ongoing oversight and continued delivery of key services to the barley industry.

Grains Australia is an industry initiative of the Grains Research and Development Corporation, Grain Growers Ltd, Grain Producers Australia and Grain Trade Australia. It is responsible for activities including classification, market access and market information and education that benefits the grains industry.

Barley Australia delivers leadership to increase the value and enhance the sustainability of Australia’s barley industry.

The Thomson Geer team consisted of Corporate Partner Jeremy Wilkin (Picture), property specialists Partner Andrew Chalet and Special Counsel Dr Peytee Grusche.

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