Directlink - Determination 2020-25

Commencement date: 
25 October 2017
Regulatory period: 
1 July 2020 to 30 June 2025 (5 years)
General enquiries - Directlink 2020 determination
AER reference: 


On 31 January 2019, Directlink, the transmission interconnector between Queensland and New South Wales submitted its revenue proposal to the AER. The proposal sets out the revenue Directlink proposes to collect from electricity consumers through transmission charges from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2025.

Invitation for submissions

We invite interested parties to make submissions on Directlink's revenue proposal by the close of business on 16 May 2019.

We prefer that all submissions be publicly available to facilitate an informed and transparent consultative process. We will treat submissions as public documents unless otherwise requested. We request parties wishing to submit confidential information to:

  • clearly identify the information that is the subject of the confidentiality claim
  • provide a non-confidential version of the submission in a form suitable for publication.

All non-confidential submissions will be placed on the AER’s website. For further information regarding the AER’s use and disclosure of information provided to it, see the ACCC/AER Information Policy.

We prefer that all submissions be sent in an electronic format in Microsoft Word or other text readable document form. Submissions should be emailed to Alternatively, submissions can be sent to:

Sebastian Roberts
General Manager
Australian Energy Regulator
GPO Box 520
Melbourne VIC 3001

Public Forum

Interested parties are invited to join us for a public forum on Directlink's revenue proposal and our issues paper for Directlink on Tuesday afternoon, 9 April 2019. We will make the issues paper available on our website prior to the public forum. Further details on the public forum will be provided on our website as soon as available. Interested parties who wish to attend the public forum are encouraged to register by e-mailing