Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009 [Provisions]

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009 [Provisions]

26 October 2009

© Commonwealth of Australia 2009
ISBN 978-1-74229-199-4

View the report as a single document - (PDF 291KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

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Committee membership (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 20KB)

Referral to the committee 
Purpose of the bill
Outline of the bill

Chapter 2 - Issues to do with separation of Telstra (PDF 80KB)

Provisions of the bill on separation of Telstra
Submissions on separation of Telstra
ACCC's role in structural or functional separation of Telstra
Committee comment

Chapter 3 - Access, competition and consumer safeguards (PDF 68KB)

Access and anti-competitive conduct regimes
Changes to part XIC of the Trade Practices Act
Comments in submissions on Part XIC changes
Committee comment on changes to the Trade Practices Act
Consumer safeguards

Coalition Senators Dissenting Report (PDF 70KB)

National Broadband Network (NBN)
Significance of the NBN Implementation Study
Urgency before Christmas
Structural Separation of Telstra
Spectrum Threat
Sovereign Risk
Access arrangements
Consumer Measures

Additional Comments submitted by Senator Scott Ludlam for the Australian Greens (PDF 21KB)
Additional Comments - Senator Fiona Nash (PDF 9KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions and Answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 21KB)

Answers to questions taken on notice

Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 7KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications and the Arts
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818