Regulatory projects

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December 2020 variation of the 2011 Hunter Valley Coal Network Access Undertaking Rail Access undertaking Submissions due
13 January 2020

On 23 December 2020, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) applied to the ACCC to vary its 2011 Hunter Valley Coal Network Access Undertaking. The proposed variation seeks to extend the Undertaking by five years, to 31 December 2026. Upon commencement, the proposed variation seeks to be treated as having taken effect as of 1 July 2021, six months prior to the current expiration date of 31 December 2021. The proposed variation seeks to change a number of provisions in the Undertaking that will result in lower prices for Access Holders.

Further consultation on permitted information sharing Communications Access determination Submissions due
18 December 2020

The ACCC is conducting further consultation relating to permitted information sharing across all functional separation undertakings and is seeking feedback from relevant stakeholders.

LBAS & SBAS declarations inquiry 2020 Communications Access declaration Submissions due
18 December 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).

Spectrum competition limits Communications Policy development Submissions due
18 November 2020

When the ACMA is allocating spectrum licences, the Minister for Communications may direct the ACMA to impose limits (competition limits) on the amount of spectrum that a person can use under allocated licences, and the Minister may seek the ACCC's advice about the competition limits that may be appropriate.