We regulate access to support competition by enabling third parties to access essential infrastructure that cannot be economically duplicated, including below-rail (track) infrastructure.
Water is an essential resource which requires careful management and regulation.
We are the economic regulator of water and wastewater services for Queensland.
Along with our more public role, in setting regulated electricity prices, we set the solar feed-in tariff for regional customers and enforce the Electricity Distribution Network Code.
Queensland’s 20 ports are crucial to the state's export-driven economy. Coal makes up the bulk of the exports by volume and accounts for nearly half of the total value of Queensland’s exports.
Electricity: Supporting efficient outcomes in energy for the long term interests of Queenslanders
Rail: Promoting efficient use of, and fair access to, key rail infrastructure in Queensland
Ports Regulation: Delivering efficient access to Queensland’s key export infrastructure
Water: Advocating fair water prices that encourage efficient water use in Queensland
The QCA has released its draft report providing advice to inform a time-varying solar price for regional Queensland for 2017-18.
The QCA has released its draft determination on 2017-18 regulated retail electricity prices. The QCA invites stakeholders to provide submissions on the draft determination by 3 April 2017.
The QCA has released its final decision to refuse to approve DBCT Management's 2015 draft access untertaking (DAU).
On 10 November 2016 the Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply, the Hon Mark Bailey MP, issued the QCA with a Delegation to set regulated retail electricity prices for regional Queensland from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. To commence the review the QCA has released an interim consultation paper.
The QCA has approved Queensland Rail’s amended 2015 Draft Access Undertaking.
We have published our Decision on Queensland Rail’s 2015 Draft Access Undertaking.