Inquiry into the business case for the NBN and the experiences of small businesses

Pursuant to the committee’s resolution of establishment, particularly paragraphs 2(a), (b), (d), (e), and (f) the committee will inquire into the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the performance of nbn co, particularly in relation to:

The committee will inquire into the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the performance of nbn co, particularly in relation to:

  1. the economics of the NBN, including key operational and financial performance forecasts in the Corporate Plan 2020-23;
  2. current pricing structures, including wholesale pricing, affordability and take-up, particularly as they relate to low-income and rural and regional customers;
  3. network coverage issues; including reporting of outages planned and unplanned
  4. the delivery of the business segment strategy, including to enterprise and government customers, and small to medium businesses;
  5. the experiences of small and medium business in relation to the utilisation, accessibility, customer service and affordability of the NBN;
  6. compliance with the NBN Statement of Expectations and adequacy of that Statement; and
  7. any other related matters.

The committee calls for submissions into the inquiry into the rollout of the NBN and the performance of nbn co.

The closing date for submissions is Friday 17 January 2020.

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 3585
Fax: 02 6277 5809
nbn.joint@aph.gov.au

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