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.
Aurizon Network’s Maximum Allowable Revenue for its 2014 Draft Access Undertaking.
Today, the Queensland Competition Authority released a consultation paper to commence its 2015-16 review of regulated retail electricity prices.
01 October: Regional Solar feed-in tariff reducing to align with the lower value of wholesale energy after repeal of the carbon tax.
The 2015-16 determination will apply in the Ergon Energy distribution area, which covers regional and rural areas of Queensland.
We have commenced our review of regulated retail electricity prices for regional Queensland in 2015-16.
Media Release: Release of a consultation paper to commence our 2015–16 review of regulated electricity prices.
We have released an Interim Consultation Paper to commence our review of regulated retail electricity prices to apply in regional Queensland for 2015-16.
Our role is to improve the prosperity of Queenslanders by promoting competitive markets, productivity and better regulation.
We promote competitive markets and productivity in the Queensland business arena – cornerstones of an efficient, prosperous economy.
We help drive regulatory reform, including the reduction of red tape (burdensome legislation) that unnecessarily affects businesses, industry and society in general. Read more about what we do
– active projects
– completed reviews
– reducing regulation
– RIS system
– regulatory complaints
– south east Queensland
– regional customers
– Aurizon Network
– Qld Rail
Dr Malcolm Roberts
Dr David Watson
Dr Sally Pitkin
QLD RAIL AND PORTS
The past 12 months has seen us grow into an expanded role, combining our traditional role in economic regulation with new policy and regulatory responsibilities.