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Inquiry into the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Fibre Deployment) Bill 2011

June 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-0-642-79466-6 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79467-3 (HTML version)

View the report as a single document - (PDF 336KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Preliminary pages (PDF 78KB)
Chapter 1 Introduction - Background (PDF 36KB)

Overview and purpose of the Bill
Financial impact of the Bill
Policy underpinning the Bill
Scope of the Inquiry
Conduct of the Inquiry
Report structure

Chapter 2 Part 1 – General Amendments (PDF 114KB)

Summary of key provisions
Proposed Part 20A – Deployment of optical fibre etc
Proposed Division 2 – Deployment of optical fibre lines
Proposed Division 3 – Installation of fibre-ready facilities
Concluding comments
Proposed Subdivision B – Sale of building lots and building units
Proposed Division 4 – Third party access regime
Concluding comments
Proposed Division 5 – Exemption of certain projects
Concluding comments
Proposed Division 6 – Miscellaneous
Concluding comments
Amendments to provisions in Part 21 – Technical regulation
Concluding comments
General comments about the Bill
Concluding comments

Chapter 3 Potential impact on the Greenfields fibre provider market (PDF 99KB)

NBN Co as fibre provider of last resort
RF Signal installation
Universal Service Obligations
Pricing of backhaul
Services for new developments of less than 100 premises
Concluding comments

Dissenting Report - Arrangements unnecessarily slow and bureaucratic for Property Developers (PDF 109KB)
Appendix A – Submissions and Exhibits (PDF 40KB)
Appendix B – Hearings and witnesses (PDF 46KB)

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