On 19 July 2018, we published our decision to approve Aurizon Network’s 2016–17 capital expenditure claim.
The decision notice and related documents can be downloaded below.
We assess the prudency and efficiency of Aurizon Network’s capital expenditure each year to determine whether it should be included in Aurizon Network’s regulatory asset base (RAB) for the Central Queensland coal network.
In our assessment, we focus on the:
- scope of works
- standard of works
- cost of works
The assessment framework is set out in schedule E of the 2016 access undertaking.
|15 September 2017||The QCA published a paper on its assessment approach for the 2016–17 capital expenditure claim.|
|31 October 2017||Aurizon Network submitted its 2016–17 capital expenditure claim.|
|8 November 2017||Stakeholders were invited to comment on Aurizon Network’s 2016–17 capital expenditure claim.|
|24 November 2017||Deadline for submissions. The QCA received one submission.|
|28 November 2018||Aurizon Network submitted an accounting review by RSM Australia to accompany its 2016–17 capital expenditure claim.|
|31 May 2018||Aurizon Network submitted an amended claim.|
|5 July 2018||Deadline for submissions. The QCA did not receive any submissions.|
|19 July 2018||The QCA published its decision.|