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Deregulation in the communications sector

The Australian Government is committed to boosting productivity by reducing the cost to Australian business of red and green tape by $1 billion a year.

Why we want your input

To assist us in developing regulatory reform options for 2014 and beyond

How you can voice your opinion

Tell us what you think in a written submission.

What will be the outcome of this consultation?

Identifying potential opportunities for deregulation or regulatory reform in the Communications sector.

The Issue

The Australian Government is committed to boosting productivity by reducing the cost to Australian business of red and green tape by $1 billion a year.

Organisations across the communications sector were asked to suggest areas in which regulation could be streamlined or removed.

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Outcome

In 2014 over 50 measures were introduced, aimed at removing the burden of red tape in the Communications sector. It contributed to a cumulative saving of over $94 million for business and consumers. Over 3,400 pages of redundant regulation has been removed. 

Participate

26 Nov 2013 09:00 AEDT
18 Dec 2013 17:00 AEDT
Closed
This consultation is closed.

Submissions

Media Access Australia
Microsoft
Document
Music Rights Australia
Noel Butler - ausics.net
Document
Optus
Document
Vodafone
Document
Free TV Australia
Document
Google
Document
AAPT Limited
Document
HaleNET Internet Services
Document