The ACCC is consulting further on variations to the NBN SIO RKR, including variations to the definitions and structure of the RKR and more detailed reporting requirements.
On 18 September 2017 the ACCC extended the operation of the NBN SIO RKR after considering submissions received during the June 2017 consultation.
On 19 April 2017 the Australian Government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of and demand for wholesale gas in Australia, as well as to publish regular information on the supply and pricing of gas for the next three years.
On 25 September 2017, the ACCC released its first interim report of its inquiry into gas supply arrangements in Australia. The report focuses on likely supply and demand conditions in the east coast gas market for 2018.
On 7 September 2017 the ACCC approved Telstra’s request for regulatory forbearance in relation to the disconnection of Commonwealth Government High Security sites.
On 13 September 2017, the ACCC issued a consultation paper on ARTC's 2014 Annual Compliance documentation submitted in 31 August 2017.
On 31 August 2017, ARTC
The 2011 Hunter Valley Access Undertaking (2011 HVAU) requires ARTC to submit documentation to the ACCC for the purposes of an annual compliance assessment. Section 4.10 and Schedule G of the 2011 HVAU requires the ACCC to determine whether ARTC has complied with the financial model and pricing principles specified in the undertaking and whether there has been any under or over recovery of revenue from users that needs to be reconciled.