Industry

Record grain harvest in 2020-21 exposed issues with regulation of grain ports

ACCC consultation with the bulk grain export industry has shown that grower representative groups and some exporters generally support regulation of bulk grain export supply chains, but port terminal operators largely do not. Grain exporters are, however, concerned about a lack of transparency in the way that port operators allocate capacity to them.

Compliance and enforcement guide for infrastructure operators on the water rules

This guide helps operators of water infrastructure in the Murray-Darling Basin understand:

  • the ACCC’s water roles in the Murray-Darling Basin
  • the ACCC’s approach to enforcing the Water Market Rules 2009 and Water Charge Rules 2010 made under the Water Act 2007
  • how the ACCC will respond to possible contraventions of the rules and the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

Previous Mobile Infrastructure Reports

The Mobile Infrastructure Report provides analysis on the change in mobile network operators' (MNOs) mobile infrastructure and coverage. The analysis is based on information collected from the three national MNOs - Singtel Optus Pty Limited (Optus), Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) under the Audit of Telecommunications Infrastructure Assets – Record Keeping Rules (Infrastructure RKR).

Mobile Infrastructure Report

The Mobile Infrastructure Report provides analysis on the change in mobile network operators' (MNOs) mobile infrastructure and coverage. The analysis is based on information collected from the three national MNOs - Singtel Optus Pty Limited (Optus), Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) under the Audit of Telecommunications Infrastructure Assets – Record Keeping Rules (Infrastructure RKR).

Australia Post - letter pricing 2022

On 11 August 2022, Australia Post provided the ACCC with a draft price notification proposing to increase the price to deliver reserved ordinary letters delivered at the regular timetable.

This includes an increase of the basic postage rate for ordinary small letters delivered at the regular timetable from $1.10 to $1.20. It also includes price increases at the same rate (9.1%) for the delivery of ordinary large letters up to 250 grams.

The new prices are proposed to take effect from January 2023.