Industry

Report: airline competition in Australia

First report on the ACCC’s monitoring of prices, costs and profits of Australian domestic air passenger transport services.

Memorandum of Understanding with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

On 30 July 2020 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) relating to the performance of their respective roles in regulating the Consumer Data Right system. The purpose of the MoU is to:

Form of standard functional separation undertakings

The ACCC has approved the attached form for standard functional separation undertakings for the purposes of section 151A of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Those seeking standard functional separation are required to submit their undertaking to the ACCC electronically and in the approved format. Standard functional separation undertakings can be submitted via email to telcoseparationrules@accc.gov.au.

Form of joint functional separation undertakings

The ACCC has approved the attached form for joint functional separation undertakings for the purposes of section 151C of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Those seeking joint functional separation are required to submit their undertaking to the ACCC electronically and in the approved format. Joint functional separation undertakings can be submitted via email to telcoseparationrules@accc.gov.au.

Submission and consultation paper

On 9 September 2020, the ACCC issued a consultation paper seeking comments from interested stakeholders on a joint functional separation undertaking submitted by Uniti Group Limited in accordance with section 151C of the Telecommunications Act 1997. The undertaking was supplemented by a supporting submission.

We welcome comments on any aspect of the undertaking, having regard to the supporting submission. Submissions are due by COB, Wednesday 30 September 2020.