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Utility Service Providers Entry to Lots

Article Contributed by Grace Lawyers

Licensed service carriers, including those responsible for NBN installations, have legal entitlements to access lots within community title schemes for the purpose of connecting telecommunication facilities.


Lot owners must recognise their obligations to grant access to licensed service providers for the installation and maintenance of utility infrastructure, while service providers must adhere to relevant notice requirements outlined in legislation prior to entering a lot.


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Embedded Networks and Cost of Living Rebates    

Article Contributed by SCA (Qld)

In the 2024-2025 period, eligible Queensland households will receive a Cost of Living Rebate (CoLR) provided by the Queensland and Commonwealth Governments. Additionally, eligible Queensland small businesses will benefit from a Small Business Rebate (QSBR) funded by the Queensland Government and a separate rebate from the Commonwealth Government (CSBR).


For eligible residential customers and small businesses in privately-owned embedded networks who are billed for electricity by an authorised on-supplier, both the Cost of Living Rebate (CoLR) and the Small Business Rebate (QSBR and CSBR) will be applied as separate lump sum credits to customers' electricity accounts starting from 1 July 2024.


The Queensland Government is responsible for the implementation of the rebates in Queensland.


This fact sheet summarises the implementation details for embedded network operators in

Queensland. Further details are contained in the accompanying Q&As.


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