Pressure builds to halt retailers' extreme price power over farmers

Andrew Marshall
Updated February 20 2024 - 4:25pm, first published 3:31pm
"For years we've had reports of farmers copping abuses of market power at the hands of the supermarkets." File photo.
"For years we've had reports of farmers copping abuses of market power at the hands of the supermarkets." File photo.

The Nationals leader, David Littleproud, says the party won't bend from seeking "big stick laws" to have Australia's supermarket duopoly broken up to improve the competitiveness and transparency of food retailing for farmers and shoppers.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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