Regulated infrastructure

Projects

Title Industry Type Status
NBN wholesale service standards inquiry Communications Inquiry Ongoing
2 November 2017

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.

Customer access network & infrastructure record keeping rules Communications Review Ongoing
October 2017

The ACCC made the Audit of Telecommunications Infrastructure Assets - Record Keeping Rules (Infrastructure RKR) in December 2007. The RKR requires specified carriers to report on the locations of their core network and customer access network (CAN) infrastructure.

Annual compliance assessment 2015 Rail Compliance assessment Under assessment
20 October 2017

The 2011 Hunter Valley Access Undertaking (2011 HVAU) requires ARTC to submit documentation to the ACCC for the purposes of an annual compliance assessment. Section 4.10 and Schedule G of the 2011 HVAU  requires the ACCC to determine whether ARTC has complied with the financial model and pricing principles specified in the undertaking and whether there has been any under or over recovery of revenue from users that needs to be reconciled.

LINX Port Adelaide exemption Wheat export Access exemption Finalised
11 October 2017

On 11 October 2017 the ACCC granted exempt service provider status to LINX Cargo Care Group at its Berth 29, Port Adelaide facility. Exempt service providers do not have to comply with Parts 3 to 6 of the Port Terminal Access (Bulk Wheat) Code of Conduct.

Broadband 'speed' claims - information papers Communications Information paper Ongoing
2017

The ACCC released a series of information papers to inform ISPs and companies advertising broadband and wireless internet services of their obligations under the Trade Practices Act 1974, now the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act).

New car retailing industry market study Automotive Market study Ongoing
August 2017

The ACCC is conducting a market study of the new car retailing industry. The study has focused on competition and consumer issues that may be present or emerging in the industry.

NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report Communications Policy development Ongoing
11 August 2017

The ACCC proposes to publish a NBN Wholesale Market Indicators report which would provide, on a quarterly basis, visibility over the development of the wholesale market for NBN access services.

Communications sector market study Communications Market study Ongoing
4 July 2017

The ACCC has commenced a market study of the communications sector. The study will examine existing or emerging competition and consumer issues in the sector.

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