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 economics of the NBN, including key operational and financial performance forecasts in the Corporate Plan 2020-23;
- current pricing structures, including wholesale pricing, affordability and take-up, particularly as they relate to low-income and rural and regional customers;
- network coverage issues; including reporting of outages planned and unplanned
- the delivery of the business segment strategy, including to enterprise and government customers, and small to medium businesses;
- the experiences of small and medium business in relation to the utilisation, accessibility, customer service and affordability of the NBN;
- compliance with the NBN Statement of Expectations and adequacy of that Statement; and
- any other related matters.
On 22 July 2019, pursuant to the agreement of the House of Representatives and the Senate, a Joint Standing Committee was established to inquire into and report on the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN).
The committee is composed of nine Members and eight Senators.
The committee tabled a progress report on 31 March 2021.
Due to the calling of the 2022 Federal Election, the Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network has dissolved and will not conduct any further inquiries at this stage.