Annual reference tariff review

Status
In effect
Final report
26/05/2022

Aurizon Network can propose variations to its allowable revenues and reference tariffs through an annual reference tariff review.

Review for 2022–23

On 28 February 2022, Aurizon Network submitted variations to its allowable revenues and reference tariffs for 2022–23 under schedule F, clause 4 of its access undertaking (UT5). Aurizon Network updated its submission on 23 March 2022 for the most recent electricity network transmission costs.

Following our consultation process, Aurizon Network sent a revised proposal on 5 May 2022 incorporating changes in response to stakeholder submissions received.

We approved Aurizon Network’s revised proposal on 26 May 2022. Our decision, and all relevant materials are below for download.

Title Document
26 May 2022 Final report QCA – decision notice annual review of reference tariffs 2022-23 – (FINAL) pdf, 402.64 Kb
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05 May 2022 Submission Aurizon Network – revised proposal May 2022 annual review of reference tariffs 2022-23 pdf, 322.17 Kb
05 May 2022 Submission Aurizon Network – revised proposal May 2022 annual review of reference tariffs 2022-23 Undertaking_markup pdf, 3.12 Mb
05 May 2022 Submission Aurizon Network – revised proposal May 2022 annual review of reference tariffs 2022-23 Undertaking_clean pdf, 3.11 Mb
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19 April 2022 Aurizon Network – response to stakeholder submissions April 2022 annual review of reference tariffs 2022-23 pdf, 272.13 Kb
01 April 2022 Queensland Resources Council – submission annual review of reference tariffs 2022-23 pdf, 227.94 Kb

Review for 2021–22

Aurizon Network submitted variations to its allowable revenues and reference tariffs for 2021–22, under schedule F, clause 4 of its access undertaking (UT5).

On 18 March, Aurizon Network updated its submission to account for electric operating expenditure allowance reflecting a change in the pricing of one or more distribution transmission entities.

We sought stakeholder comments across two consultation periods.

We approved Aurizon Network’s proposed variations on 22 June 2021.

Reports and papers

Title Document
03 February 2022 Final report QCA – AN ARRT FY22 final decision pdf, 3.38 Mb
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03 February 2022 Draft report QCA – AN ARRT FY22 draft decision pdf, 342.36 Kb
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10 June 2021 Submission Aurizon Network –submission on AN ARRT FY22 draft decision pdf, 243.45 Kb
10 June 2021 Submission Bravus Mining – submission on ARRT FY22 draft decision pdf, 637.88 Kb
10 June 2021 Submission QRC – submission on ARRT FY22 draft decision pdf, 741.51 Kb
10 June 2021 Submission Rio Tinto – submission on ARRT FY22 draft decision pdf, 191.68 Kb
03 February 2022 Submission Aurizon Network – response to stakeholders (redacted) pdf, 1.35 Mb
09 April 2021 Submission Aurizon Coal – submission on ARRT FY22 pdf, 131.81 Kb
09 April 2021 Submission Bravus Mining – submission on ARRT FY22 pdf, 910.43 Kb
09 April 2021 Submission Glencore – submission on ARRT FY22 pdf, 176.88 Kb
09 April 2021 Submission QCoal – submission on ARRT FY22 pdf, 4.62 Mb
09 April 2021 Submission QRC – submission on ARRT FY22 pdf, 764.62 Kb
09 April 2021 Submission Rio Tinto – submission on ARRT FY22 pdf, 268.81 Kb
Title Document
03 February 2022 Submission Aurizon Network – Updated Annual Review of Reference Tariffs 2021-22 letter and submission – variation of electric connection and transmission charges pdf, 272.20 Kb
03 February 2022 Submission Aurizon Network – Updated Annual Review of Reference Tariffs 2021-22 – variation of electric connection and transmission charges AU (MARKUP) pdf, 3.12 Mb
03 February 2022 Submission Aurizon Network – Updated Annual Review of Reference Tariffs 2021-22 – variation of electric connection and transmission charges AU (CLEAN) pdf, 3.11 Mb
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02 March 2021 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual Review of Reference Tariffs 2021-22 letter and submission (redacted) pdf, 1.67 Mb
02 March 2021 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual Review of Reference Tariffs 2021-22 Appendix A-UT5 AU CLEAN pdf, 3.11 Mb
02 March 2021 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual Review of Reference Tariffs 2021-22 Appendix B-UT5 AU MARKUP pdf, 3.12 Mb
02 March 2021 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual Review of Reference Tariffs 2021-22 Appendix C-MRSB Redacted pdf, 12.76 Mb

Review for 2020–21

Aurizon Network proposed variations to its allowable revenues and reference tariffs under schedule F, clause 4 of its access undertaking (UT5).

Stakeholders were asked to provide comments.

On 27 May 2020, we approved the proposed variations.

Reports and papers

Title Document
01 June 2020 Final report QCA – decision notice pdf, 420.37 Kb
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03 February 2022 Submission QCoal – Annual review of reference tariffs pdf, 1.06 Mb
03 February 2022 Submission Rio Coal – Annual review of reference tariffs pdf, 119.63 Kb
03 February 2022 Submission Aurizon Network response – Annual review of reference tariffs pdf, 272.47 Kb
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04 March 2020 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual review of Reference Tariffs – FY2021 – cover letter pdf, 205.60 Kb
04 March 2020 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual review of Reference Tariffs – FY2021 – submission pdf, 577.67 Kb
04 March 2020 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual review of Reference Tariffs – FY2021 – App A – UT5 approved clean pdf, 5.50 Mb
04 March 2020 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual review of Reference Tariffs – FY2021 – App B – UT5 approved markup pdf, 3.32 Mb
04 March 2020 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual review of Reference Tariffs – FY2021 – App C – Maintenance and renewel strategy and budget pdf, 2.66 Mb
04 March 2020 Submission Aurizon Network – Annual review of Reference Tariffs – FY2021 – App D – RIG letter on vote outcome pdf, 125.44 Kb