Queensland Rail’s 2025 draft access undertaking

Status
In progress
Final report
28/02/2025

We are investigating Queensland Rail’s 2025 draft access undertaking (DAU), which will replace the current undertaking after it terminates on 30 June 2025.

Responsive submissions

We have published submissions on the 2025 DAU from 9 stakeholders. We are now seeking comments responding to new matters raised in those submissions. These responsive submissions are due by Thursday 14 March 2024.

The stakeholders’ submissions, a notice about responsive submissions, Queensland Rail’s DAU, and related documents, are available to download below.

Regulatory process

26 October 2022 Queensland Rail and QCA letters published
31 October 2023 Queensland Rail letter re lodgement date
10 November 2023 Queensland Rail lodged the 2025 DAU
14 November 2023 The DAU, a notice of investigation and a Statement of Regulatory Intent published
17 November 2023 Further explanatory documents published
23 November 2023 List of topics and marked-up DAU published
2 February 2024 Submissions on the DAU due
5 February 2024 Submissions on the DAU published
14 March 2024 Responsive submissions due
Second quarter 2024 Draft decision
Mid-2024 Submissions on the draft decision due
Third quarter 2024 Collaborative submissions
February 2025 Final decision
30 June 2025 Queensland Rail 2020 access undertaking terminates

 

The ‘6-month’ period for the QCA to make a decision is currently due to expire on 23 August 2024. This date will be updated from time to time. The periods that will influence this date, including time allowed for stakeholders to make submissions, will only be confirmed later. Section 147 of the QCA Act explains that the QCA has 6 months for making a decision and describes the periods that should not be counted towards the 6 months.

Documents

Title Document
22 February 2024 Notice QCA – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU responsive submissions pdf, 140.74 Kb
13 November 2023 Notice QCA – Notice of investigation and time periods pdf, 152.39 Kb
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16 February 2024 Submission GrainCorp – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 173.15 Kb
02 February 2024 Submission Aurizon Coal and Bulk – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 1.23 Mb
02 February 2024 Submission Aurizon Network – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 668.04 Kb
02 February 2024 Submission New Hope Group – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 543.69 Kb
02 February 2024 Submission North West Phosphate – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 259.34 Kb
02 February 2024 Submission Pacific National – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 752.73 Kb
02 February 2024 Submission Qube Logistics – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 149.85 Kb
02 February 2024 Submission Yancoal – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 599.58 Kb
01 February 2024 Submission Centrex – Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 1.19 Mb
Title Document
17 November 2023 Submission Queensland Rail 2025 DAU – Explanatory document and consultant reports (Redacted) pdf, 14.38 Mb
10 November 2023 Submission Queensland Rail 2025 DAU – clean undertaking pdf, 3.06 Mb
10 November 2023 Submission Queensland Rail – letter re 2025 DAU pdf, 4.31 Mb
23 November 2023 Submission Queensland Rail 2025 DAU – Marked-up undertaking pdf, 1.73 Mb
23 November 2023 Submission Queensland Rail 2025 DAU – Marked-up standard access agreement pdf, 1.79 Mb
Title Document
23 November 2023 Notice QCA – Topics for stakeholder comments on Queensland Rail 2025 DAU pdf, 172.81 Kb
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13 November 2023 Notice QCA – Statement of Regulatory Intent pdf, 295.74 Kb
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31 October 2023 Other documents Queensland Rail – letter re lodgement date pdf, 503.70 Kb
23 October 2022 Other documents Queensland Rail – letter re access undertaking pdf, 531.78 Kb
21 September 2022 Other documents QCA – letter re Queensland Rail access undertaking timeline pdf, 234.00 Kb