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The Council's purpose

The Council’s purpose is to:

  • make recommendations under the National Access Regime in Part IIIA of the CCA, to relevant ministers in relation to applications for declaration of service(s) and applications for the certification of State or Territory access regimes, and
  • make recommendations on the coverage of natural gas pipeline systems and decisions on the form of regulation (light or full), classification of pipelines (transmission or distribution) and recommending in relation to various exemptions for greenfields gas pipelines (Outcome 1).