The Department is responsible for the regulation of international liner shipping of cargo, particularly as it relates to Part X of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. These provisions contribute to ensuring that exporters have continued access to frequent and reliable liner cargo shipping services at internationally competitive freight rates.
Regulator Performance Framework
The Regulator Performance Framework was developed in late 2014 to support Australian Government regulators to measure and improve their performance. In July 2021 the Regulator Performance Framework was replaced by the Regulator Performance Guide, further information can be found here.
Please see the following assessment report for Part X for the period 2020-2021 against the Regulator Performance Framework indicators. This is the final report that will be made under the Regulator Performance Framework.