Regulatory projects

Title Industry Type Status
Access codes - telecommunications facilities Communications Access declaration Finalised

On 18 September 2013 the ACCC decided to vary the Facilities Access Code.

Building Block Model Record Keeping Rule Communications Review Finalised

On 28 June 2013, the ACCC varied the BBM RKR after completing its variation inquiry.

Sydney Airport regional aviation 2013 Airports Price notification Finalised

On 14 August 2013 the ACCC released its decision, which was not to object to the price notification.

Division 12 Record Keeping Rule Communications Review Finalised

The RKR applicable to the 2012-13 reporting period is the Division 12 RKR (August 2010).

Airservices Australia 2013 Airports Price notification Finalised

The ACCC released its decision to not object to Airservices' price notification on 14 June 2013.

Wholesale ADSL final access determination (FAD) 2013 Communications Access determination Finalised

On 29 May 2013, the ACCC made a Final Access Determination (FAD) for the declared Wholesale ADSL Service.

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).

SSFL variation 2013 Rail Undertaking variation Accepted
10 Apr 2013

On 10 April 2013 the ACCC made a final decision to consent to ARTC's proposed undertaking variation.

Annual compliance assessment 2011 Rail Compliance assessment Finalised
5 Apr 2013

The ACCC carried out a compliance assessment and determined that ARTC has complied with pricing principles specified in clause 4.10 of the undertaking for the period 1 July 2011 to 31 December 2011.

Local Bitstream Access Service (LBAS) declaration Communications Access declaration Finalised

On 22 February 2012, the ACCC made a decision to declare a layer 2 bitstream service, to be called the local bitstream access service (LBAS).

Non-TUT performance incentives variation 2012 Rail Undertaking variation Withdrawn
24 Dec 2012

On 24 December 2012, ARTC withdrew its proposed non-TUT related performance incentives variation.

Inquiries into disputes about bulk mail services Postal services Guideline Ongoing

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.

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.

Local Bitstream Access Service (LBAS) final access determination 2012 Communications Access determination Finalised

On 3 October 2012, the ACCC made a final access determination (FAD) for the LBAS. A copy of the LBAS FAD is available on the public register of access determinations.