Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2019 and the Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2019

February 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-042-4

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
   Scope and structure of the report
  Purpose of the bills
  Overview of the bills
  Reports of other committees

Chapter 2—Key issues

  Support for the bills
  Universal Service Obligation
  Costing for the Regional Broadband Scheme levy
  Broadening the levy across the industry
  Inclusion of enterprise networks
  Removal of cross-subsidy
  Committee view

Labor Senators' additional comments

Australian Greens' dissenting report

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearing and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

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