Progress to date
In July 2017, an Issues Paper was released to assist discussion regarding potential improvements to the Western Australian Rail Access Regime, and to facilitate stakeholders wishing to participate in the review process.
In December 2018, a Draft Decision Paper was released.This contained a number of recommendations that sought to strengthen the operation of the Regime in line with its objectives. Further stakeholder consultation was undertaken as part of this process.
In February 2020, a Final Decision Paper was released, incorporating stakeholder feedback on the Draft Decision Paper and outlining recommendations for improvements to the Regime. The Government has approved the recommendations of the Final Decision Paper.
The reform recommendations have been approved by Government.
Regulatory amendments will be developed in consultation with industry to act on the recommended changes.
Submissions – Issues papers
The Department received public submissions in response to the Issues Paper from the following stakeholders:
Submissions – Draft decision papers
The Department received public submissions in response to the Draft Decision Paper from the following stakeholders: