Progress to date
In July 2017, an Issues Paper (PDF) 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 (PDF) 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 (PDF) 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.
In June 2022, draft amendments to the Railways (Access) Code 2000 were completed, which implements the recommendations of the Final Decision Paper. This is now open for submissions.
Submissions on the amendments to the Railways (Access) Code 2000 are due by 23 July 2022 and can be made to the Treasurer, C/o
Assistant Under Treasurer Economic
Department of Treasury
Locked Bag 11
Cloisters Square, WA 6850
Or via email email@example.com
Once feedback is received on the draft amendments to the Railways (Access) Code 2000, Treasury will refine the amendments and then seek the Government’s approval to enact the new Code.
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: