On 26 May 2016, we released our final decision on Australian Gas Networks' access arrangement for the 2016-21 access arrangement period.
On 15 December 2017 the AER wrote to AGN South Australia setting out how it proposed to correct a mathematical error in the inflation calculation in its 26 May 2016 decision.
Subject to considering submissions on our proposed correction, the AER is proposing to revoke the 26 May 2016 access arrangement and substitute it with a new access arrangement to correct the identified error under clause 68 of the NGR by no later than 1 March 2018.
The AER is required under the National Gas Rules to review the access arrangement proposal from Australian Gas Networks' to determine a forecast revenue requirement.
On 1 July 2015, Australian Gas Networks submitted its access arrangement proposal and supporting information to the AER. The proposal covers the access arrangement period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2021 and includes information on proposed capital and operating expenditure for that period. Submissions on Australian Gas Networks' access arrangement proposal closed on 10 August 2015.
On 26 November 2015, we released our draft decision on Australian Gas Networks' access arrangement for the 2016–21 access arrangement period.
On 6 January 2016, Australian Gas Networks submitted its revised proposal for the 2016-21 access arrangement period. Interested stakeholders provided submissions on our draft decision and Australian Gas Networks’ revised proposal.
Consumer challenge panel
The AER established its Consumer Challenge Panel (CCP) to meet its objectives of assisting the AER make better regulatory determinations. Statements and advices relevant to this reset are available under the proposal milestone and on the Consumer Challenge Panel page. Further information on the CCP and a complete list of material provided by the CCP is available on the Consumer Challenge Panel page.