AusRAIL, Market Sectors

WA rail regulator for 2003

<p>A single authority will be established to regulate Western Australia’s rail freight, electricity, water and gas industries.</p> <p>The authority, which will be in place by January 1, 2003, will have the job of balancing consumers’ interests with the needs for a regulatory regime that encourages private sector investment.</p> <p>A public discussion paper on the proposal has been released seeking comment on the structure and functions of the authority.</p> <p>The WA Government appointed Ken Michael as the acting rail access regulator in September last year.</p> <br />