Third report

Third report

26 November 2009

© Commonwealth of Australia 2009
ISBN 978-1-74229-218-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the Committee (PDF 8KB)
Chronology (PDF 40KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 23KB)
Glossary (PDF 31KB)
Recommendations (PDF 21KB)
Chapter One (PDF 35KB)

Historical context of the inquiry
The new proposal
This report

Chapter Two - The new proposal (PDF 214KB)

The 'New National Broadband Network'
Closer examination of detail

Chapter Three - Progress since the FTTP announcement (PDF 74KB)

April – June 2009
July – September 2009
October – November 2009

Chapter Four - To bury or not to bury… (PDF 188KB)

Comparative advantages and disadvantages

Chapter Five - Establishment of NBN Co Limited (PDF 64KB)

NBN Legislation
Establishment of NBN Company
Establishment of Tasmania NBN Co

Chapter Six - Commercial viability (PDF 202KB)

The foundation promises
Cost – benefit analysis
Commercial viability

Chapter Seven - Driving demand (PDF 108KB)

Applications determine demand
Smart grids
How government can support the development of applications

Chapter Eight - Reforming the Regulatory Environment (PDF 103KB)

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009

Chapter Nine - Concluding Remarks (PDF 34KB)
Additional Comments - Senator Fiona Nash (PDF 19KB)
Minority Report - Government Senators (PDF 15KB)
Additional Comments - Australian Greens (PDF 33KB)
Appendix 1 - Terms of Reference (PDF 19KB)
Appendix 2 - Revised Terms of Reference (PDF 19KB)
Appendix 3 - Submissions Received (PDF 18KB)
Appendix 4 - Documents Tabled at Public Hearings (PDF 14KB)
Appendix 5 - Answers to Questions on Notice (PDF 17KB)
Appendix 6 - Witnesses Who Appeared Before the Committee (PDF 35KB)

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