About this inquiry

The bills would amend the broadband regulatory framework by:

  • establishing the Regional Broadband Scheme (RBS) to provide for the funding of NBN Co satellite and fixed wireless services for regional areas;
  • creating statutory infrastructure provider (SIP) obligations; and
  • amending the carrier separation rules. 
Track Inquiry

Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

Accessibility

If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

Further information regarding accessibility can be found at www.aph.gov.au/Help/Accessibility

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2017 and Telecommunications (Regional and Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2017

On 22 June 2017, the Senate referred the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2017 and the Telecommunications (Regional and Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2017  to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 8 August 2017.

The closing date for submission is 14 July 2017.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
ec.sen@aph.gov.au

Top