Inquiry into Telecommunications Competition Bill 2002
The Senate has referred the above matter to the Committee for inquiry
and report by 14 November 2002 (-extended till Out of session on 22nd
The Telecommunications Competition Bill 2002 implements the Governments
response to the Productivity Commissions report on telecommunications
competition regulation and aims to further streamline the arbitration
process for telecommunications access disputes.
The Committee invites written submissions from interested
individuals and organisations to be lodged by Friday 11 October 2002.
The Committee prefers submissions to be lodged in electronic form, sent
by email to email@example.com. The email must
include full postal address and contact details. Alternatively, submissions
may be sent to the Secretary, Senate ECITA References Committee, Parliament
House, Canberra ACT 2600.
Advice on preparing a submission is available on the Committee's
web site or by contacting the Secretariat as follows: phone (02) 6277
3526; fax (02) 6277 5818. The web site address is www.aph.gov.au/senate_environment.
Submissions become Committee documents and are made public only after
a decision by the Committee. Persons making submissions must not release
them without the approval of the Committee. Submissions are covered by
parliamentary privilege but the unauthorised release of them is not.
Commissions's Inquiry Report on Telecommunications Competition Regulation
The Bill (PDF 156KB)
Explanatory Memoranda (PDF 199KB)
Second Reading Speech (Word 52KB)
Report - Tabled 22 November 2002