DBIM's 2021 access undertaking

In effect
Final report

The 2021 DBCT access undertaking sets out the terms and conditions under which DBI Management provides access to the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal. It also outlines the process for an access seeker to negotiate access to the infrastructure and the way to resolve disputes in relation to access during the regulatory period.

The 2021 DBCT access undertaking came into effect on 1 July 2021, based on the approval listed below.

Date approved Approved undertaking and DAAUs
1 July 2021 2019 DBCT DAU (amended), which became the 2021 access undertaking
22 February 2024 Amended by the Extension DAAU 


DBI Management can seek to vary the 2021 DBCT access undertaking at any time by submitting a draft amending access undertaking (DAAU) to the QCA under the QCA Act.

DAAU Status
Extension DAAU Approved on 22 February 2024

We monitor DBI Management’s ongoing compliance with the 2021 DBCT access undertaking.

Compliance activity Status
Application for price ruling – the 8X expansion In effect
Non-expansion capital expenditure In effect

We have published an arbitration guideline to provide guidance for stakeholders on how we may deal with disputes in relation to the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal service where we are the arbitrator.

This guideline is related to, but not part of, the 2021 DBCT access undertaking.

For more information on the guideline, see our DBCT arbitration guideline page.

Title Document
20 December 2021 Final report DBCT arbitration guideline version 3 pdf, 674.52 Kb