On 24 February 2012 the ACCC commenced a public inquiry and issued a discussion paper into making an access determination for the local bitstream access service (LBAS) under section 152BC of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act). The ACCC made the decision to declare the LBAS on 22 February 2012.
Further information about the declaration and the service description for the LBAS can be found at local bitstream access service declaration.
On 6 July 2012, the ACCC released an interim access determination for the LBAS. This interim access determination has now expired.
On 3 October 2012, the ACCC made a final access determination for the LBAS. A copy of the LBAS final access determination is available on the public register of access determinations.