Access to monopoly infrastructure
Access regulation seeks to promote effective competition in markets that depend on using the services of infrastructure that cannot be economically duplicated.
On 18 August 2014 the Council received an application from Envestra Limited under the National Gas Law for the light regulation of its covered Queensland Gas Distribution Network which distributes gas in the Brisbane Region (Brisbane CBD, Ipswich and suburbs north of the Brisbane River) and Northern Region (Rockhampton and Gladstone). The Council received 3 submissions in response to its invitation for submissions on the application by interested parties.
Current status - 2. Submissions on application
On 8 September 2014 the Council received Minister Macfarlane’s decision and statement of reasons. The Minister's decision was to make a coverage revocation determination for the Dawson Valley Pipeline. The Minister’s decision and statement of reasons are available for download under the ‘Final recommendation and decision’ tab.
Current status - 5. Final recommendation and decision