Policy background papers
This paper considers current and possible regulatory frameworks, and the relative strengths and weaknesses of a range of interventions used to regulate the communications sector—it covers black letter law as well as co and self-regulation. It challenges the preference for co-regulation as the preferred regulatory model in the context of evolving technologies, business models and consumer expectations.
This paper explores changes in the cost of delivering letters and the implications for Australia Post. Costs have increased while the amount of mail has declined due to the growth in email and messaging. The Australian Postal Market (June 2014) Policy Background Paper outlines the challenges for Australia Post.