Terms of Reference

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:

  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.

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 3585
Fax: 02 6277 5809

About this inquiry

An inquiry into the business case for the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the experiences of small businesses.

Past Public Hearings

04 Dec 2020: CANBERRA ACT and via videoconference
04 Nov 2020: CANBERRA ACT and via videoconference
09 Oct 2020: CANBERRA ACT and via videoconference


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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