On ?? December 2017, the ACCC released its second interim report as part of its inquiry into Australia’s wholesale gas supply arrangements. The report focuses on the operation of the East Coast Gas Market, where there are continuing immediate and longer-term concerns.
The ACCC released its preliminary report on 16 October 2017. Submissions to the preliminary report closed on 17 November 2017.
On 28 November 2017 Telstra requested regulatory forbearance regarding its Migration Plan cease sale obligations in respect of the supply of new legacy copper and HFC services to customers impacted by NBN Co.’s 27 November 2017 decision to stop connecting premises to NBN services through HFC lines for 6-9 months.
The ACCC has released a discussion paper on Telstra’s proposed variation to the Migration Plan to facilitate the rollout of Fibre to the Curb for the NBN together with some other proposed variations to the Plan.
On 1 December 2017, the ACCC announced it had appointed SamKnows as our independent testing provider.
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims explains how recent changes to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) help protect the competitive process, and why 2018 will be a great year for competition.
The future growth and profitability of the red meat sector in Australia relies on the investment confidence of its participants, but this confidence will be threatened if market information is restricted, or livestock producers are unable to obtain objective performance data, ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh told the MLA Red Meat Industry Forum in Alice Springs today.
ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh explains why reliable market information and objective performance data is essential to future productivity gains in the red meat industry.