Communications inquiries: submitting confidential material

Confidentiality guideline for submitting confidential material to ACCC communications inquiries

This guideline sets out the process parties should follow when submitting confidential information to communications inquiries commenced by the ACCC.

It outlines the ACCC’s legal obligations with respect to confidential information, the process for submitting confidential information and how the ACCC will treat confidential information provided in submissions.The ACCC advised industry in September 2013 that it would provide guidance to clarify these processes to assist them in making submissions to ACCC communications inquiries.