Consultation and past structure of licence fees for the electricity gas and water and sewerage sectors

​For the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020

The Regulator published the approved final Structure of licence fees for the electricity, gas and water and sewerage sectors, for application from 1 July 2017, on 28 March 2017.

In developing the structure of licence fees that will apply from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020, the Regulator consulted with licensees and other interested parties through the issue of a Consultation Paper and a Draft structure of licence fees for the electricity, gas and water and sewerage sectors.

Consultation closed on 10 February 2017. Two submissions were received as part of the consultation process. Those being from the:

  Director of Gas Safety Structure of Licence Fees January 2017   (83Kb)

  Hydro Structure of Licence Fees February 2017   (299Kb)


Having given consideration to the issues raised in submissions, the Regulator progressed amendments to its draft structure of licence fees as circulated for public comment. A brief outline of the matters raised by interested parties, and the Regulator's responses to them, is provided here.

For the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017

In developing the structure of licence fees that will apply from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017, the Regulator consulted with licensees and other interested parties through the issue of a Consultation Paper seeking submissions on the proposals set out in that paper.


No detailed submissions, relevant to the assessment of the proposed methodology, were received as part of the consultation process. Rather, two acknowledgement responses, which indicated support for the proposed structure, were received from the:

  Hydro Structure of Licence Fees January 2014   (208Kb)

  TasWater Structure of Licence Fees January 2014   (250Kb)​

The Regulator released the approved final Structure of Licence Fees in March 2014.

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