The Utilities Commission has issued draft Compliance Framework and Reporting Guidelines to supplement its Statement of Approach on Compliance.
Water and sewerage tariffs and charges are regulated by the Territory Government via a Water and Sewerage Pricing Order issued by the Regulatory Minister.
The retail electricity tariffs and charges are regulated by the Territory Government, via an Electricity Pricing Order issued by the Regulatory Minister.
On 17 December 2015, the Commission released a draft determination which the Commission is authorised to make under section 132 of the Ports Management Act and section 20(1)(a) of the Utilities Commission Act. It relates to the charges fixed by Landbridge Group (the private port operator) for the provision of prescribed service at the Port of Darwin.
A consolidation of the Commission’s Statement of Approach on Compliance (released in January 2012) and Compliance Framework and Reporting Guidelines (released October 2015).
The Commission Office will close for the Christmas and New Year period from Monday 28 December 2015 and re-open on Monday 4 January 2016.
In accordance with section 24(6) of the Utilities Commission Act, the Commission gives notice that it intends to make an administrative variation to the Electricity Retail Supply Code (the Code) to reflect that the Retailer of Last Resort (RoLR) is the Power Retail Corporation (trading as Jacana Energy).
The Commission has published its final Compliance Framework and Reporting Guidelines.
In May 2014, the Commission received an application from Northern Power Opco Pty Ltd pursuant to section 14 of the Electricity Reform Act (the Act), for a licence to generate electricity in accordance with Section 21 of the Act.
In July 2015, the Utilities Commission issued draft Compliance Framework and Reporting Guidelines to supplement its Statement of Approach on Compliance and sought comments from stakeholders.