Regulated infrastructure

Projects

Title Industry Type Status
Annual compliance assessment 2017 Rail Compliance assessment Finalised
25 September 2020

The 2011 Hunter Valley Coal Network Access Undertaking (2011 HVAU) requires the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to submit documentation to the ACCC for the purposes of an annual compliance assessment.

NBN wholesale service standards inquiry Communications Inquiry Ongoing
24 September 2020

On 2 November 2017, the ACCC commenced a public inquiry to determine whether NBN wholesale service standard levels are appropriate, and consider whether regulation is necessary to improve consumer experiences.

Inquiry into NBN access pricing Communications Inquiry Ongoing
24 September 2020

On 14 October 2019, the ACCC commenced a public inquiry into the prices that NBN Co charges access seekers to use the National Broadband Network (NBN) for supplying residential grade broadband services. The ACCC is considering whether regulatory intervention is necessary in respect of these access products, particularly basic speed access products.

Division 12 & Internet Activity Record Keeping Rule (RKR) review Communications Review Ongoing
18 September 2020

The ACCC has the ability to collect information from industry through Record Keeping Rules (RKR) to undertake its telecommunications regulatory functions.

CDR in the energy sector Energy Focus area Ongoing

The CDR will commence in the energy sector in the first half of 2020.

Consumer data right (CDR) Multiple Focus area Ongoing

On 26 November 2017, the Australian Government announced the introduction of a consumer data right (CDR) in Australia. The CDR will give consumers greater access to and control over their data. It will improve consumers’ ability to compare and switch between products and services, and will encourage competition between service providers, leading not only to better prices for customers but also more innovative products and services.

LBAS & SBAS declarations inquiry 2020 Communications Access declaration Ongoing
15 September 2020

The ACCC has commenced a public inquiry into future regulation of the superfast broadband access service (SBAS) and the local bitstream access service (LBAS).

Uniti joint functional separation undertaking Communications Access undertaking Submissions due
9 September 2020

On 25 August 2020, amendments to the Telecommunications Act 1997 came into effect that enable superfast fixed line broadband networks serving residential customers to operate on a functionally separated basis (rather than a structurally separated basis).

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