The Australian Government has strict rules in place to try to avoid interference with emergency services communications and for television, radio or phone reception.
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Australia’s postal market is open to any business for most postal services, although the main postal service for letters is Australia Post.
Agreements between national governments and postal operators provide for the efficient delivery of international mail.
Sports reporting in Australia is covered by a Voluntary Code of Practice for Sports News Reporting.
The vast majority of Australians can access television programs from the national broadcasters—the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS).
Australia has achieved a historic switchover from analog to digital-only free-to-air TV transmissions. Everyone can now enjoy high quality television services anywhere in Australia.
Television captioning and audio description help people who have a hearing or vision impairment access television programs.
The content of commercial television programs must comply with conditions in the station’s licence, ACMA program standards, and industry codes of practice.
Community television services currently have temporary access to spectrum to broadcast to three mainland state capitals.
Smaller or more isolated Australian communities can provide their own retransmission equipment to receive and locally retransmit a broadcasting service (radio or television).
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Every three to four years, a World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) is held to consider revisions to the ITU Radio Regulations.