Final decision

On the 30 April 2012 the AER releasd its final decision on Powerlink's maximum allowable revenue for the regulatory control period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2017.

Consultant reports

The AER commissioned a range of reports from consultants.

DAE Forecast growth in labour costs - 9 March 2012

Deloitte Access Economics (DAE)


On 2 August 2012 the AEMC amended the NER regarding the cost pass through arrangements for network service providers. Transitional arrangements allowed Powerlink to apply to the AER to amend its transmission determination for 2012-17 to include nominated pass through events.


On 30 October 2012, Powerlink sought the AER's approval to include three nominated pass through events in its determination. Submissions closed 31 January 2013. No submissions were received.

Final decision

On 8 March 2013, the AER made a decision to amend Powerlink's 2012-17 transmission determination to include certain pass through events.