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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

Submissions

ACCAN
Document
iiNet
Document
ACTA - Australian Community Television Alliance
Macquarie Telecom
Document
AMTA
Document
ARIA - Australian Recording Industry Association
Australian Association of National Advertisers AANA
Australian Information Industry Association
Australian Press Council
Document
Beagle Telecommunications
Document