Port Annual Report to the Minister on Material Instances of Non-compliance with the Access Policy and Determinations

The Ports Management Act establishes the Utilities Commission as the economic regulator of the port access and pricing regime for the Port of Darwin. Section 121 of the Act requires the Commission to report to the Minister by 1 December each year about: 

  1. (a) any reports received from the private port operator on material instances of non-compliance with the private port operator’s access policy and

  2. (b) any instances of non-compliance with a determination made by the Commission.

Since the commencement of the ports access and pricing regime in late 2015, the Commission has made three annual reports to the Minister.

2017-18 Annual Report to the Minister on Material Instances of Non-Compliance​
2016-17 Annual Report to the Minister on Material Instances of Non-compliance
2015-16 Annual Report to the Minister on Material Instances of Non-compliance 

The Minister must table the reports in Parliament within seven sitting days of receipt.​