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On 1 July 2010 new Right to Information Legislation came into effect, replacing the former Freedom of Information law.

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The new law:

  • Creates new rights to information that are designed to meet community expectations of more open and transparent government
  • Encourages government agencies to proactively release government information.

You can find out more about your right to information and new ways to access NSW Government information on the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) website at http://www.ipc.nsw.gov.au/.

Accessing our agency’s information

Our agency publishes a range of information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

Read below to find out more about our policies, our agency’s publication guide, WGMB formal access applications, details of information not disclosed to the public.

Formal Access Application

 

The Wine Grapes Marketing Board's Publication Guide details who we are, what we do and how members of the public, community organisations, the media and government agencies can interact with us.

It is updated regularly to ensure that it provides an accurate picture of our work in implementing right to information reforms in New South Wales.

(to download a copy of the Board's publication guide please click on the above title)

Location

The Wine Grapes Marketing Board is located at 182 Yambil Street Griffith New South Wales.

Our Services

The Board functions under the Wine Grapes Marketing Board (Reconstitution) Act 2003. Under this legislation the Board has the following agricultural industry services:

    (a) the development of a code of conduct for contract negotiations between wine grape growers and wineries,
    (b) the development of draft contract provisions with respect to the sale of MIA wine grapes to wineries, including provisions with respect to:
          (i) The prices to be paid by wineries, and
          (ii) The terms and conditions of payment to be observed by wineries, in relation to MIA wine grapes delivered to them by wine grape growers,
    (c) the promotion of private contracts for sales of MIA wine grapes to wineries by wine grape growers,
    (d) the collection and dissemination of market and industry information, including the production and publication of indicator prices for MIA wine grapes grown in the Board’s area of operations,
    (e) the conduct of research and development into plant health in relation to wine grapes,
    (f) the provision of education and training in relation to wine grape production and marketing,
    (g) the promotion (in association with organisations representing wineries) of wine made from MIA wine grapes,
    (h) the promotion of region industry, including regional winemaking, within the Board’s area of operations,
    (i) the representation of the wine grape industry in relation to the matters referred to in paragraphs (a) – (h).

Formal Access Application

Growers and Members of the Public can seek information from the Wine Grapes Marketing Board in relation to activities, services and publications of the Board. Please download the form by clicking on the link in the above heading.  Fill it out and send it to the Wine Grapes Marketing Board office.

If you need help in completing the form please call the office 02 6962 3944 and one of our members of staff will assist you.

Disclosure Log

Information pertaining to grower personal information is not contained in the following disclosure log.

Name Information Request Information Released Date of Request Date of Release
None None None None None

 

Government Contracts

The Wine Grapes Marketing Board has no current Government contracts.