Please fill out the form below to register for the ACMA’s Citizen conversations series, which will inform the Contemporary community safeguards inquiry. As space is limited, the information will be used for the purpose of monitoring attendance numbers to each session.
You will receive an email notifying you of the outcome of your registration within [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA is conducting the Contemporary community safeguards inquiry into the core principles that should guide the content of contemporary broadcasting codes of practice. To help inform this inquiry, we’re hosting a series of Citizen conversations and we’d welcome your perspective on some or all of these topics.
All events will be held at our [...]Continue Reading →
A short report on audience behaviour
Australians are very much a part of a significant and ongoing global change in how people follow major events like the Olympics, with greater multi-screen viewing—for convenience, and to connect with others on social media.
However, most viewing was still on the best (and biggest) television screen available, with [...]Continue Reading →
Update: You can now register for the ACMA Citizen conversation series – choose which event(s) you would like to attend and fill out the registration form.
Contemporary community safeguards inquiry
It is imperative that Australia’s broadcasting codes of practice keep pace with changing community expectations. The ACMA is undertaking the Contemporary community safeguards [...]Continue Reading →
Child sexual abuse material distributed online is a worldwide problem—and Australia is part of the global response. The ACMA has today released an infographic showing our part of the Australian experience.
To HELP eradicate child exploitation material from the internet, we are part of INHOPE – a global network of 43 (and growing) internet [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA’s new NBN portal informs consumers and the communications industry about the NBN. It includes information on emergency services, pay phones, accessibility and universal access to a telephone.
There are FAQs for consumers and a page of useful links to help industry to understand its obligations. The site [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA is looking for comment from interested stakeholders on options for spectrum licences in the 1800 MHz band.
The second paper on the band released today, Spectrum licences in the 1800 MHz band—a shared strategy: Issues paper 2, informs stakeholders about licensing options to suit their planned infrastructure deployments and service [...]Continue Reading →
Consumers shopping for a new mobile plan or other telecommunications product will have access to helpful new information from tomorrow (1 March).
“Critical Information Summaries” (CIS) will provide shoppers with two pages of essential information about a product or service. This must include [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA would like to thank the stakeholders who have responded to Regional and remote apparatus licences in the 1800 MHz band, the first issues paper in the ACMA’s 1800 MHz—A shared strategy consultation. Fourteen respondents from the mobile telecommunications industry, the mining sector, government and radiocommunications specialists all contributed considered responses. The [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA is proposing to amend the labelling requirements for spectrum-licensed transmitters located at communal sites and welcomes stakeholder feedback.
Our consultation paper outlines the following proposed arrangements:
- removing the requirement to affix a label identifying the device registration number on spectrum-licensed transmitters
- requiring spectrum licensees to keep a record of [...]
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