On 22 May 2018, the ACCC sent a request to ARTC to provide further information relating to its Regulated Asset Base and capital expenditure to assist the assessment of the proposed undertaking.
On 20 June 2018, ARTC requested an extension until 6 July 2018 to provide the information requested by the ACCC in its 22 May 2018 notice. The ACCC has accepted the request and varied the notice of 22 May 2018 to extend the date for providing information to 6 July 2018. The period from 22 May to 6 July 2018 constitutes a specified period for a response to the notice pursuant to subsection 44ZZBCA(1) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
On 7 July 2018, ARTC provided its initial response to the 22 May 2018 information request. The ACCC reviewed ARTC's claims of confidentiality in relation to this response.
On 13 September 2018, ARTC provided the ACCC with final versions of its public and redacted response to the 22 May 2018 information request. ARTC agreed to make the majority of the response publicly available.
On 16 November 2018, Pacific National made a submission in response to ARTC's response to the 22 May 2018 information request.
ARTC's public response to the information request and Pacific National's submission in response are available below.