Regulatory projects

Title Industry Type Statussort descending
Fixed line services declaration inquiry 2018 Communications Access declaration Finalised
26 November 2018

On 31 August 2018, the ACCC released a public consultation paper and position paper for the fixed line telecommunications services declaration inquiry.

Geographic exemption variation inquiry 2011 Communications Access variation Finalised
2011

On 16 December 2011 the ACCC released a final decision to vary the final access determinations (FADs) to remove the exemption provisions for the WLR, LCS and PSTN OA declared fixed line services.

GSM technology neutral Communications Service declaration Finalised

In March 2002 the ACCC varied the GSM service declarations, including other mobile services currently in use and making the declarations technology neutral.

MTAS pricing principles and indicative prices 2009-2011 Communications Price determination Ongoing
2011

On 19 March 2009, the ACCC released final pricing principles and indicative prices for the mobile terminating access service (MTAS) for the period of 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2011.

Telstra's migration plan required measures Communications Compliance assessment Ongoing
20 Jul 2012

Telstra’s migration plan requires it to develop six 'required measures' that relate to the operating processes Telstra will follow when disconnecting customers from its copper and HFC networks.

This project page contains information and correspondence about Telstra’s Roadmap and Work Plan for the development of the required measures.

Dispute resolution guidelines review Communications Review Ongoing
2004

The ACCC released the current guide to the resolution of telecommunications access disputes in March 2004.

Telstra's Migration Plan Communications Compliance assessment Ongoing
10 April 2017

The ACCC is currently considering this proposed variation submitted 14 June 2013.

NBN Co - Special Access Undertaking Communications Monitoring Ongoing
2017

On 13 December 2013 the ACCC accepted NBN Co's Special Access Undertaking (SAU). The SAU commenced on 13 December 2013 and will expire in 2040.

Telstra's migration plan required measures 2, 3, 4 & 6 Communications Compliance assessment Ongoing
26 September 2013

This project page contains Telstra’s submission of required measures 2, 3, 4 and 6 which relate to:

  • the process for managed disconnection of copper services on the disconnection date
  • the process for managed disconnection of hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) services
  • the process for Telstra to build copper paths at premises which had previously been permanently disconnected, in order to supply special services and special service inputs
  • an information security plan on the use and disclosure of NBN Co migration information.
NBN Services in Operation Record Keeping Rules Communications Monitoring Ongoing
March 2018

The NBN Services in Operation Record Keeping Rules (RKR) require NBN Co to provide information on the number of Access Virtual Circuit (AVC) services in operation, the amount of Connectivity Virtual Circuit (CVC) capacity being acquired and average CVC utilisation over the NBN.

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).

Copyright Guidelines 2006 Communications Guideline Ongoing

In November 2006 the ACCC released draft copyright guidelines to assist the Copyright Tribunal in the determination of copyright remuneration. Public submissions were due by 31 January 2007.

Telstra's Structural Separation Undertaking Communications Monitoring Ongoing

On 19 June 2013, the ACCC approved two minor variations to Telstra's SSU.

NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report Communications Policy development Ongoing
12 February 2019

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.

 

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