On 16 May 2017 the ACCC released a public consultation paper regarding the future operation of the TEF RKR. Following the consultation process the ACCC decided to allow the TEF RKR to expire on 14 July 2017.
On 8 May 2017, ARTC withdrew its proposed access undertaking for the Hunter Valley Rail Network from the ACCC's consideration.
The ACCC has released a draft decision for the domestic mobile roaming declaration inquiry. Submissions to the draft decision will close on 29 May 2017.
The Terms of Reference for the inquiry were set by the Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP.
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 7 April 2017, the Federal Government announced that it will fund a new broadband performance monitoring program to provide Australian consumers with accurate and independent information about broadband speeds.
On 17 February 2017, Telstra provided the ACCC with a proposed Required Measure 5(E) that details the managed disconnection process Telstra will use for the direct Special Services and Special Service Inputs covered by NBN Co’s White Paper 3 – namely Telstra’s wholesale domestic tail transmission capacity service.
On 20 April 2017, the ACCC released a draft decision inviting submissions on the 2017 HVAU submitted by ARTC on 9 December 2016.
Submissions on the draft decision were due by 12 May 2017.
On 31 March 2017, the ACCC released its final determination on ARTC's compliance for the 2014 calendar year. The ACCC's final determination document is provided below.