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The federal government broadly supported recommendations put forward by the Productivity Commission in October including amendments to increase airport owners' reporting requirements.
A series of presentations at a public AEMC hearing in Sydney saw five stakeholders come out strongly against the current MLF regime, with only Infigen Energy defending it.
Port of Newcastle’s private equity owners face challenges on two fronts as the ACCC appeals a decision over access charging and a port customer files a lawsuit over misuse of market power.
As the rulemaker for Australia’s electricity market indicates it will not get rid of marginal loss factors, what effect is this likely to have on investment? And is the regulator’s position likely to change before its final ruling in January 2020?
Data centre
‘Emerging areas like data management’ could be classified as critical infrastructure, Australian federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg said during a speech on the rise of China.
Undertakings by ANZ Terminals to divest a facility in South Australia and to exclude a facility at Port Kembla from the deal alleviates competition concerns, the competition watchdog said.
Maze
The proposed regulations are not final but even without revisions, they are likely to significantly impact foreign investment in the country’s infrastructure, Kirkland’s Mario Mancuso, Shawn Cooley & Luci Hague explain.
With state energy ministers meeting on 22 November – just a day after the Australian Energy Market Commission decides whether to amend rules on Marginal Loss Factors – the market is hoping for much-needed clarity around investment decisions.
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade
The Australian government’s decision to block two Chinese bids for Ausgrid drew a line in the sand for the land Down Under. 
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade
The European renewables subsidy flip-flops earlier in the decade foreshadowed a market transition that is now playing out in full. 
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