Regulatory projects

Title Industry Type Status(desc)
Building Block Model record keeping rule Communications Review Finalised
2013

The Building Block Model Record Keeping Rule – June 2013 expires on 30 June 2021. It required Telstra to provide information on forecast and actual data relating to operating expenditure, capital expenditure, depreciation and demand, regarding legacy fixed line services, for the Fixed Line Services Model. The FLSM was previously used by the ACCC to determine prices for Telstra’s declared legacy fixed line services.

Telstra - retail price control arrangements review 2010 Communications Review Finalised
2010

Following the 2011 review by the DBCDE, the Determination was amended to effect its operation for two more years with some amendments until 30 June 2014.

Telstra - price control arrangements review 2004 Communications Review Finalised
2004

During its 2004 review of Telstra's price control arrangements, the ACCC consulted with a wide range of stakeholders through two stages of written submissions and in 12 public meetings in metropolitan and regional areas of Australia.

Telstra - price control arrangements review 2001 Communications Review Finalised
2001

The ACCC commenced its inquiry in September 2000 and released a discussion paper on 29 September 2000.

In order to facilitate further discussion by interested parties, the ACCC issued a draft report identifying a set of draft recommendations in December 2000. The final report was published in February 2001.

Bundling record keeping rule Communications Review Finalised
2006

In March 2003 the ACCC issued a record keeping rule to Telstra seeking information to assess the effects of bundling on competition in telecommunications markets. The record keeping rule requires Telstra to provide quarterly reports to the ACCC in relation to its various types of bundled services offered to residential customers.

The ACCC issued a revised bundling record keeping rule to Telstra in March 2006 which includes various improvements to the information to be provided and specifies the reporting format to be used.

Telstra exemption application: Optus cable network areas 2007 Communications Review Finalised
2007

On 11 November 2008, the ACCC issued a final decision rejecting Telstra's exemption application relating to the Optus HFC network

Unconditioned Local Loop Service pricing principles & indicative prices 2008-09 Communications Review Finalised
2009

In November 2007, as part of the ACCC's strategic review of the regulation of fixed services, the ACCC issued an Unconditioned Local Loop Service (ULLS) pricing principles determination. The final report was released on 4 June 2008.

Fixed line wholesale services pricing review 2009-2010 Communications Review Finalised
2010

On 3 December 2009 the ACCC announced a fundamental review of the Access Pricing Principles for telecommunications services. As a result of the review, the ACCC decided to maintain the current pricing principles and indicative prices for fixed line services until 31 December 2010.

Facilities Access Code Review 2019 Communications Review Finalised
25 June 2020

The ACCC’s A Code of Access to Telecommunications Transmission Towers, Sites of Towers and Underground Facilities (the Facilities Access Code) was made under Clause 37 of Part 5 of Schedule 1 of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Division 12 and Internet Activity record keeping rule review Communications Review Finalised
8 December 2020

The ACCC has the ability to collect information from industry through the record keeping rule to undertake its telecommunications regulatory functions.

The regulatory framework for ARTC's Interstate network Rail Review Finalised
25 August 2021

The ACCC is reviewing the regulatory framework for ARTC's Interstate network.

s581ZH review of the corporate control percentage Communications Review Finalised

The Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021 came in to force in December 2021.

Mobile services review Communications Review Finalised
2005

The ACCC announced a review of mobile services in March 2003 and released a discussion paper in April 2003.

Accounting separation regime framework review Communications Review Finalised
2004

The ACCC has consulted with industry regarding the process involved in developing the initial and subsequent accounting separation reports.

 

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