Community Consultation

In the matter of applications under s 71B of the National Electricity Law for a review of the distribution determinations made by the Australian Energy Regulator in relation to United Energy Distribution Pty Limited, CitiPower Pty Ltd, Powercor Australia Ltd, Jemena Electricity Networks (Vic) Ltd and AusNet Electricity Services Pty Ltd pursuant to rule 6.11 of the National Electricity Rules.

United Energy Distribution Pty Limited ACT 3 of 2016
CitiPower Pty Ltd ACT 4 of 2016
Powercor Australia Ltd ACT 5 of 2016
Jemena Electricity Networks (Vic) Ltd ACT 7 of 2016
AusNet Electricity Services Pty Ltd ACT 8 of 2016

Leave to users and consumers to file written submissions

The Tribunal has made a direction (pdf 48 kb) giving leave to the users and consumer groups referred to in s 71R(1)(b) of the National Electricity Law to lodge written submissions in accordance with that direction.

Australian Competition Tribunal Consumer Consultations
Limited Merits Review

Pursuant to s 71R(1)(b) of the National Electricity Law, a Public Consultation Forum is to be held by the Australian Competition Tribunal in relation to the above Applications for Review on 6 & 7 October 2016 at the Federal Court of Australia, Court Room 6K, Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William Street, Melbourne from 10.15 am.

If you would like to attend this Public Forum, please register your interest by emailing the Executive Officer of the Tribunal, Susi Ivandic, at Please include your organisation's name, contact details and the names and roles of those proposed to attend.

If you would like to participate in the forum as a speaker, you are also requested to identify the topics you wish to address, briefly outlining their relevance to one or more of the grounds for review being considered by the Tribunal and/or the consequences of modifying the original distribution determinations.  Only one speaker will be allowed from each attending organisation. Responses are to be received by 5 pm on 29 September 2016. The Tribunal reserves the right to limit participation to speakers who it believes are able to assist it with its deliberations.

The Explanatory Memorandum (pdf 52 kb) and Protocol (pdf 41 kb) in relation to these consultations can be found on the Australian Competition Tribunal website at Please read the Protocol carefully as it requires you to provide further information if you wish to speak at the Forum.