Through improved productivity, the Queensland economy can continue to grow and strengthen.
We provide professional advice on specific areas of interest to the Queensland State Government on productivity matters.
The Office of Best Practice Regulation is a key part of the Queensland Government’s strategy to eliminate unnecessary regulation by 20% by 2018.
Along with our more public role, in setting regulated electricity prices, we administer and enforce the Electricity Industry Code – the framework for the functioning of Queensland's retail market.
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.
To help Queensland aquaculture realise its potential, the Queensland Government has asked us to investigate regulations that affect the industry.
Queensland has the potential to develop a diverse, vibrant aquaculture industry. However, new entrants are rare, and new expansions happen at a sluggish pace.
We are investigating the role that regulation is playing in the lack of development in the industry. We will recommend how regulation can allow aquaculture in Queensland to expand better – while protecting the environment at the same time.