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Communications

Buying a mobile phone - MoneySmart

It's hard to imagine life without a mobile phone, but it can cost you a bomb if you buy the wrong phone or plan. Follow these MoneySmart tips to get a mobile phone deal you can afford.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Consumer & community advice

The role of Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is to ensure the community is well informed about the communications products and services available to them. Includes information relating to broadcasting, the internet, telecommunications and radiofrequency spectrum.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Do Not Call Register

You can list your Australian fixed line and mobile numbers on the Do Not Call Register to reduce the amount of unsolicited telemarketing calls.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Mobile services

Provides information on Australian Government mobile telephone policy, regulations and initiatives for extending coverage in regional and remote areas.

Department of Communications

National Coordinating Committee for Government Radiocommunications

NCCGR was formed established in 2004 from to address multi-agency and cross-jurisdictional issues relating to the coordination of government radiocommunications, including the effective and efficient use of radio frequency spectrum.

Council of Australian Governments (COAG)

Regional Telecommunications Independent Review (2008)

The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RTIRC) was established to review the adequacy of telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia. This site includes the background and the final report. Framework for the Future.

Department of Communications

Report SMS spam

When you receive a spam SMS message, you can now forward it to the dedicated telephone number 0429 999 888 to report it directly to the ACMA.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Telecomms regulations

Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) licences Australia's telecommunications carries and regulates fixed-line and mobile telecommunications.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency

Supports the delivery of universal service and other public interest telecommunications services for all Australians by managing contracts and grants with service providers.

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency

Your rights and safeguards

Covers your right to a telephone service, the service guarantee for connection and repair of faults, interim and alternative services, priority assistance, terms and conditions of service, untimed local calls, service for people with disabilities or special needs and codes of practice.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

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