On 23 May 2018, the QCA made a final decision to approve Aurizon Network’s draft amending access undertaking (DAAU) to extend the terminating date of the 2016 access undertaking by six months.
Accordingly, the 2016 access undertaking was to now terminate on the earlier of 31 December 2018, or the date on which a replacement undertaking took effect.
The QCA’s final decision, stakeholder comments and Aurizon Network’s submission are available below.
Aurizon Network on 24 April 2018 submitted a draft amending access undertaking (DAAU) to extend the terminating date of its 2016 access undertaking from 30 June 2018 to the earlier of 31 December 2018, or the date on which a replacement undertaking takes effect.
The application letter setting out the key elements of the extension DAAU and Aurizon Network’s reasons for submitting it is available below, as are clean and marked-up copies of the DAAU.
|24 April 2018||Aurizon Network submitted DAAU.|
|8 May 2018||Submission period closed.|
|23 May 2018||QCA made final decision.|
|31 December 2018||New 2016 AU terminating date.|