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Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Published Date 18 Dec 2015

 

AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY

Telecommunications Act 1997

Subsection 81(1)

NOMINATED CARRIER DECLARATION

After considering an application dated 16 November 2015 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 Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd (ACN: 123 721 077),  I, Paul Nicholas, 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; or

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

declare that Telstra Corporation Limited is the nominated carrier in relation to the cores of the fibre optic cable or cables, owned by Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd (‘RH’) and located in the Pilbara region, Western Australia, running between Telstra’s core network and any site within the Pilbara region, Western Australia in which RH or a related body corporate (‘RBC’) has an ownership interest or for which RH or a RBC is the operator.

Dated the 17th day of December 2015  

Signed Paul Nicholas,

Delegate of the Australian Communications and Media Authority