What the ACCC does

  • We monitor and report on regulated water charges and compliance with the water market rules and water charge rules.
  • We provide advice to the minister on the water market and water charge rules.
  • We publish guides to help water brokers, water exchanges and their customers to understand their fair trading responsibilities.

What the ACCC can't do

  • We don’t enforce the Basin Plan water trading rules or trading rules made by state governments.
  • We don’t regulate urban water prices.
  • We don’t oversee water markets.

Rules and advice

Industry reporting and monitoring

ACCC inquiries into water

ACCC action in water markets

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