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 setting regulated electricity prices for regional Queensland customers, we monitor the retail electricity market in south east Queensland, set the solar feed-in tariff for regional Queensland, 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 eight stakeholders' submissions on Aurizon Network's response submission - 2013 draft access undertaking.
The QCA has released two consultants' reports on forecast operating, maintenance and capital expenditure related to Aurizon Network's 2013 draft access undertaking.
The QCA has published five stakeholder submissions on Aurizon Network's 2013 DAU WACC related papers
Aurizon Network has withdrawn its 2013 Blackwater electric traction pricing draft amending access undertaking.
The QCA will hold a series of workshops across Queensland in February 2014, to consult with stakeholders about the electricity retail price review 2014–15.