Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Access Regime and NBN Companies) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

22 February 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-372-9

View the report as a single document - (PDF 301KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee membership (PDF 22KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 13KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 62KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Structure and scope of the report
Background and overview of the bill
Reports of other committees

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 122KB)

Part 3—Pilots and trials
Part 4—Access determinations
Part 5—Special access undertakings
Part 7—NBN corporations
Part 8—Declared services and eligible services
Other matters
Committee view

Dissenting Report from Labor and the Australian Greens (PDF 53KB)

Relevant background
Particulars of the bill

Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information received (PDF 16KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 11KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526

About this inquiry

The Bill proposes to implement, in part, the Government's response to the independent cost-benefit analysis and review of regulatory arrangements for the National Broadband Network (NBN) undertaken by the panel of experts headed by Dr Michael Vertigan AC (the Vertigan panel). This Bill contains measures that respond to recomendations made by the Vertigan panel to fine-tune the opration of the telecommunications access regime and NBN Co's line of business obligations.  

Past Public Hearings

05 Feb 2016: Canberra