The Department of Communications is undertaking a review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and has released an issues paper for public comment.

How it works

Why we want your input
The Review is examining the objectives, structure and operation of the ACMA to ensure it remains fit-for-purpose for the current and future communications regulatory environment.
How you can voice your opinion
You can provide a written submission. The Department has released an issues paper for you to consider when drafting your submission. Submissions should be received by Monday 10 August 2015.
What will be the outcome of this consultation?
Feedback from the consultation will assist the Government to ensure the regulator is able to effectively deal with challenges arising from a rapidly changing communications sector. The Department will report to the Minister for Communications by the end of 2015.

Consultation Information

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The Issue
Consultation Period: 
July 13, 2015 10:30 AEST to August 10, 2015 23:45 AEST

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) was established in 2005. Given the rapid changes in the communications sector over the last ten years, the Australian Government considers it timely to review the effectiveness and efficiency of regulatory arrangements in the current and future digital environment. 

Find out more: 

Media release: A future-focused regulator for the communications market

 

Relevant Documentation

Terms of Reference

Published 12th Jun 2015

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Review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority — Terms of Reference

Issues Paper

Published 13th Jul 2015

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Review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority - Issues Paper

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Submissions now public

The following formal submissions have been made public.

8SAT Flow FM

Alcatel-Lucent Oceania

Association for data-driven marketing & advertising (ADMA)

Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA)

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Australian Confederation of Motor Clubs Inc

Australian Council on Children & the Media

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