Updates

17 April 2019

ACCC seeks views on regulation at T-Ports' Lucky Bay bulk grain port terminal

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released an issues paper seeking views on whether T-Ports Pty Ltd (T-Ports) should be exempt from certain parts of the Wheat Ports Code when providing bulk grain export port terminal services at Lucky Bay.
11 April 2019

ACCC publishes final copyright guidelines

The ACCC has published a set of guidelines to assist the Copyright Tribunal of Australia in the determination of copyright remuneration (Copyright Guidelines).
9 April 2019

New water charge rules from July 2020

The ACCC welcomes amendments to the water charge rules designed to improve pricing transparency and make it easier for operators to comply. The changes are now expected to come into effect on 1 July 2020.
1 April 2019

ACCC extends transmission regulation for five years

The ACCC has decided to extend the DTCS declaration for a further five years and to vary the service description, consistent with its draft report released on 5 December 2018.
7 February 2019

ACCC seeks views on regulation at GrainCorp's Portland bulk grain port terminal

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released an issues paper seeking views on whether to exempt GrainCorp Operations Limited (GrainCorp) from certain parts of the Code at its port terminal facility at Portland.
21 December 2018

Joint recommendations to improve gas market transparency

The ACCC and Gas Market Reform Group (GMRG) have today released a joint paper on measures to improve the transparency of the east coast gas market.

The joint paper follows an announcement by the then Prime Minister in March 2017 for the ACCC and GMRG to work together to advise on options to quickly improve transparency across the gas supply chain.

In keeping with the Prime Minister’s announcement, the ACCC and GMRG have worked together to identify the information deficiencies in the east coast gas market and the measures that could be taken to address these.

19 November 2018

Digital radio access undertakings for Canberra, Darwin and Hobart

The ACCC is commencing an inquiry about three identical Digital Radio Multiplex Transmitter (DRMT) access undertakings submitted on 30 October 2018 by the DRMT Licensees of Canberra, Darwin and Hobart.
23 May 2018

ACCC to undertake a survey on internet activity in Australia

The ACCC is intending to undertake a periodic survey of internet activity through a Record Keeping Rule (RKR), under Section 151BU of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

26 May 2017

ACCC seeks comment on draft guidelines for Part IIIA deferral of arbitrations and backdating of determinations guidelines

The ACCC has released draft guidelines regarding Part IIIA deferral of arbitrations and backdating of determinations for public comment.

24 November 2016

ACCC publishes advice on the water trading rules amendments

The ACCC has published its advice on proposed technical amendments to the Basin Plan water trading rules.