The Government’s approach to consumer safeguards...
Telecommunications companies have some powers to enter land and install and maintain some types of telecommunications facilities, and some immunities from some state and territory legislation.
Industry self-regulation minimises government intervention, reducing costs and promoting industry compliance. Communications Alliance Communications Alliance was established in 2006. It is the main industry body for the Australian communications industry. Funded by industry, its members include the mobile and fixed telephone, internet and telecommunications equipment sectors. Communications Alliance develops communications-related industry codes, covering for example technical, operational and consumer matters (such as the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code), and technical codes.