Applications are invited to fill the position of Chair of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

29 May 2017

The ACMA is an independent statutory authority responsible for regulation of Australia’s communications sector, including telecommunications, broadcasting, spectrum and the internet. The ACMA plays a key role in these dynamic and fast-evolving sectors, ensuring that Australians gain the full benefit of new technologies.

We are seeking a talented leader to serve as Chair of the ACMA. As Chair of the ACMA, you will bring to the job high level leadership skills and vision, the ability to manage large and complex operations, an understanding of regulatory issues, and a demonstrated ability to propose and implement change. The Chair will lead the other Members of the ACMA in executing its regulatory decision-making powers and obligations.

As the public face of the ACMA, you will foster strong collaborative relationships with key industry and government stakeholders across the telecommunications, broadcasting, spectrum and internet sectors.

Remuneration is overseen by the Remuneration Tribunal. The current total remuneration for the position is $522,240.

To be eligible for this position, you must be an Australian citizen.

The principles of equal opportunity and diversity will apply to this process.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

For a confidential discussion, please call Felicity Stalley on 02 9223 1855 or email fstalley [at]

For a copy of the position description/selection criteria and to apply, please refer to Derwent Executive website and search for reference 22290.

Applications close at 5.00pm (AEST) on 16 June 2017.