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
We have published our final report on the 2013–15 prices, revenues and costs of the distribution and retail water and sewerage activities of five south east Queensland water retailers.
The Queensland Competition Authority has released a Position Paper outlining draft pricing principles to be applied by water retailers in south east Queensland.
Electricity, Gas News
We have released a draft decision on proposed amendments to customer notification and consent provisions in the Queensland Electricity Industry Code.
The Queensland Competition Authority has released a Draft Report on a feed-in tariff for regional Queensland for 2014–15.
The Queensland Competition Authority has published its Final Report on Price Disparities for Disability Aids and Equipment.
The QCA has approved Aurizon Network’s proposed revenue cap adjustment for 2012-13.