ACCC & AER annual report 2016-17

Appendix 11: Major regulatory reports and reviews in 2016–17

AER

Reports

  • Compliance Check—contract price variations, July 2016
  • Transmission service standards compliance reports 2015 for ElectraNet, Directlink and TransGrid, July 2016
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—7 July 2016 (SA)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—13 July 2016 (SA)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—14 July 2016 (SA)
  • FCAS prices above $5000/MW—11 August 2016 (SA)
  • FCAS prices above $5000/MW—1 September 2016 (SA)
  • FCAS prices above $5000/MW—16 September 2016 (SA)
  • AER Annual Report 2015–16, October 2016
  • ACCC and AER Annual Report 2015–16, October 2016
  • FCAS prices above $5000/MW—18 October 2016 (SA)
  • AER annual report on the performance of the retail energy market 2015–16, November 2016
  • AER National Energy Retail Law annual compliance report 2015–16, November 2016
  • Distribution network service providers 2016 benchmarking report, November 2016
  • Transmission network service providers 2016 benchmarking report, November 2016
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—18 November 2016 (NSW)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—1 December 2016, 12.16 am event (SA)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—1 December 2016, 10.30 am (SA)
  • Roll forward model (distribution) amendment, December 2016
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—13 January 2017 (QLD)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—14 January 2017 (QLD)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—2 February 2017 (QLD)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—6 February 2017 (NSW and QLD)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—8 February 2017 (SA)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—9 February 2017 (NSW)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—9 February 2017 (SA)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—10 February 2017 (NSW/QLD)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—11 February 2017 (QLD)
  • Prices above $5000/MWh—12 February 2017 (Qld)
  • Significant price variation report—21 November 2016 (Adelaide STTM), March 2017
  • State of the Energy Market, May 2017
  • Overview of annual compliance reports by gas distribution and transmission pipelines for 2015–16, June 2017
  • Quarterly compliance report: national electricity and gas laws, August 2016, November 2016, March 2017, June 2017
  • Economic Benchmarking RIN information and Category Analysis RIN information, October 2016, November 2016, June 2017
  • Compliance Check—billing complaints and incorrect charges, June 2017
  • Compliance Check—calculating and basis for bills, June 2017
  • Compliance Check—bill content, frequency and payment method, June 2017
  • Electricity reports, weekly
  • Gas reports, weekly

Guidelines and other consultation

  • Electricity ring-fencing guideline, November 2016
  • Network service provider registration exemption guideline, December 2016
  • AER Sustainable Payment Plans Framework, July 2016
  • Review of the Minimum Disconnection Amount, March 2017
  • AER Compliance Procedures and Guidelines, June 2017

Telecommunications

Reports

  • Telstra’s compliance with its structural separation undertaking (SSU) for 2015–16, 27 April 2017
  • Price changes for telecommunications services in Australia for 2015–16, 8 March 2017
  • Competition in the Australian telecommunications sector for 2015–16, 8 March 2017
  • NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report for the March quarter 2017, 3 May 2017
  • NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report for the December quarter 2016, 2 February 2017
  • NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report for the September quarter 2016, 2 November 2016
  • NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report for the 30 quarter 2016, 29 July 2016

Guidelines and other consultation

  • Commenced public inquiry into whether to whether the NBN Services in Operation RKR (and associated Disclosure Direction) should be extended, varied or allowed to expire, June 2017
  • Published principles to help ensure internet service providers’ claims about broadband speeds are not misleading under the Australian Consumer Law, 10 February 2017
  • Finalised a guideline for the Part XIC declaration provisions for telecommunication services, 11 August 2016
  • Draft guidelines for the Part XIC declaration provisions for telecommunications services, 1 June 2016

Fuel

Reports

  • Report on the Australian petroleum market—March quarter 2017, 30 June 2017
  • Report on the Australian petroleum market—December quarter 2016, 22 February 2017
  • Report on the Australian petroleum market—September quarter 2016, 28 November 2016
  • Report on the Australian petroleum market—June quarter 2016, 22 August 2016
  • Report on the Cairns petrol market, 30 May 2017
  • Report on the Launceston petrol market, 20 July 2016
  • Report on the Armidale petrol market, 21 November 2016

Transport

Reports

  • Airport monitoring report for 2015–16, 6 March 2017
  • Container stevedoring report for 2015–16, no. 18, 7 November 2016
  • Bulk wheat ports monitoring report 2015–16, 15 December 2016

Guidelines and other consultation

  • Draft Part IIIA deferral of arbitrations and backdating of determinations guidelines, 26 May 2017
  • Revised statement of regulatory approach to assessing price notifications under Part VIIA of the CCA, 27 March 2017
  • Part IIIA access undertaking guidelines, 11 August 2016

Water

  • Water Monitoring Report 2015–16, 21 June 2017
  • Advice to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) on its proposed amendments to the Basin Plan water trading rules, 24 November 2016
  • Review of the Water Charge Rules Final advice published, 17 November 2016