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Published Date 18 Jun 2014

 

AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY

Telecommunications Act 1997

Subsection 81(1)

NOMINATED CARRIER DECLARATION

 

After considering an application dated 29 May 2014 made to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) under section 77 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 by Telstra Corporation Limited (ACN: 051 775 556) (the applicant) in relation to network unit or units (the network unit or units) owned by Santos QLD Upstream Developments Pty Ltd (ACN: 158 698 027), I, Rowan Pulford, Section Manager, delegate of the ACMA, acting under subsection 81(1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997, being satisfied that:

 

(a)      if the applicant were declared to be the nominated carrier in relation to the network unit or units, it would be in a position to comply with all of the obligations imposed on the applicant in the applicant’s capacity as the nominated carrier in relation to the network unit or units; and

 

(b)      the making of the declaration will not impede the efficient administration of:

(i)         the Telecommunications Act 1997;

(ii)         the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 and  regulations under that Act; or

(iii)        the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012;

 

declare that Telstra Corporation Limited is the nominated carrier in relation to the network unit or units owned by Santos QLD Upstream Developments Pty Ltd, being fibre optic cables located in Queensland running between the Telstra exchange at Wallumbilla and various sites in the Bowen Basin, in which Santos or a related body corporate (‘RBC’) has an ownership interest or for which Santos or a RBC is the operator.

Dated the          17                                 day of  June                            2014

 

 

     Signed Rowan Pulford

 

Delegate of the Australian Communications and Media Authority