The National Competition Council is a research and advisory body which was established in 1995 by agreement of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). The Council's main function is to recommend on the regulation of third party access to services provided by monopoly infrastructure. Section 29B of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 sets out the functions and powers of the Council. The Council is an independent entity, which has an arrangement with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with respect to the provision of secretariat services.
Appropriations 1990000
Departmental expenses 2022000
Average staffing level 1
Level 17, Casselden, 2 Lonsdale St
Melbourne Central VIC 3000

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Other Economic Affairs

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    6 November 1995

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 250, Melbourne Vic 3001

Government appointed boards

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