Regulatory projects

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Initial indicative services variation 2012 Rail Undertaking variation Accepted
17 Oct 2012

ARTC lodged a variation request on 7 September 2012 which the ACCC consented to on 12 October 2012.

Inquiries into disputes about bulk mail services Postal services Guideline Ongoing
14/12/2012

Regulations made under section 32B of the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 allow the ACCC to inquire into disputes about the terms and conditions, including price of access to Australia Post’s bulk mail services.

Internet Activity Record Keeping Rule (RKR) Communications Monitoring Finalised
11 December 2018

The ACCC is undertaking the biannual collection and analysis of internet activity data through a new Internet Activity Record Keeping Rule (RKR), under Section 151BU of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA), from the December 2018 reporting period onwards.

Interstate Rail access undertaking 2002 Rail Access undertaking Expired
1 Jun 2007

This undertaking was effective until 1 June 2007. A minor amendment to the undertaking was accepted in 2003.

Interstate Rail access undertaking 2007 Rail Access undertaking Withdrawn
15 Oct 2007

On 8 June 2007, ARTC lodged an access undertaking application with the ACCC for assessment

Interstate rail access undertaking 2008 Rail Access undertaking Accepted
30 Jul 2008

On 30 July 2008, the ACCC accepted ARTC’s interstate rail Access undertaking (ARTC’s undertaking).

Interstate Rail access undertaking 2018 Rail Access undertaking Withdrawn
25 January 2019

On 2 March 2018, ARTC lodged a replacement undertaking for the interstate rail network. This undertaking is to replace ARTC's 2008 undertaking, which expires 31 August 2018. The access undertaking covers the terms and conditions of access for parties seeking to run trains on the mainline standard gauge rail track owned or leased by ARTC.

IPART application for accreditation under the water charge (infrastructure) rules Water Accreditation application Finalised
23 September 2015

On 23 September 2015, the ACCC made a Final Decision to accredit IPART under Part 9 of the Water Charge (Infrastructure) Rules 2010 (WCIR).

January 2019 variation of the 2008 Interstate Access Undertaking Rail Undertaking variation Accepted
28 February 2019

On 29 January 2019 ARTC submitted an application to vary its 2008 Interstate Access Undertaking.

June 2017 variation of the 2011 Hunter Valley Access Undertaking Rail Undertaking variation Accepted
29 June 2017

On 5 June 2017, ARTC applied to the ACCC to vary its 2011 Hunter Valley Access Undertaking to extend the term of the undertaking by four and a half years to 31 December 2020.

ARTC's application and public versions of its supporting materials are available below.

LBAS Final Access Determination Inquiry 2015 Communications Access determination Finalised
26 May 2017

On 7 April 2015, the ACCC commenced an access determination inquiry in relation to the Local Bitstream Access Service (LBAS) as required under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the CCA).

Letter pricing 2002 Postal services Price notification Finalised
2002

In April 2002 Australia Post advised the ACCC of its intention to lodge a price notification under s. 22 of the Prices Surveillance Act.

Letter pricing 2008 Postal services Price notification Finalised
2008

On 5 February 2008, Australia Post provided the ACCC with a draft price notification which proposed an increase in the basic postage rate (BPR) from 50 to 55 cents.

Letter pricing 2009 Postal services Price notification Finalised
2009

On 24 July 2009, Australia Post provided the ACCC with a draft price notification which proposed an increase in the basic postage rate (BPR) from 55 cents to 60 cents.

 

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