Communications

6 July 2015

Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms

Regulation Impact Statement – Attorney-General’s Department

On 26 June 2015, the Attorney-General and the Minister for Communications released an exposure draft of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015. The bill proposes to amend the Telecommunications Act 1997 to provide for a more effective regulatory framework for managing national security risks to Australia’s telecommunication networks.

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6 July 2015

Telecommunications Infrastructure in New Developments

Regulation Impact Statement – Department of Communications

On 27 May 2015, the Minister for Communications released the Government’s policy on the provision of telecommunications infrastructure in new developments. The new policy was effective from 1 March 2015.

A Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) was prepared and certified by the Department of Communications under the Australian Government’s best practice […]

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17 June 2015

Telecommunications Labelling (Customer Equipment and Customer Cabling) Notice 2001

Remaking of sunsetting instrument without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade the Telecommunications Labelling (Customer Equipment and Customer Cabling) Notice 2001 and associated standards on 17 February 2015. The regulations seek to manage both consumer (health and safety, and access to the emergency call service) and industry (network […]

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17 June 2015

Telecommunications Disability Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for use with Standard Telephone Service – features for special needs of persons with disabilities – AS/ACIF S040 2002

Remaking of sunsetting instrument without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade the Telecommunications Disability Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for use with Standard Telephone Service – features for special needs of persons with disabilities – AS/ACIF S040 2002 on 17 February 2015. The Standard applies to equipment […]

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17 June 2015

Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2000

Remaking of sunsetting instruments without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

On 9 December 2014, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade the following three instruments without any substantive changes:

the Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2000;
the Accreditation Procedures for Cabling Provider Registrars; and
the Arrangements for Operation of the Registration System (No.3)

These instruments govern the performance, […]

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16 June 2015

Telecommunications (Section of the Telecommunications Industry – Cabling Service Operators) Determination

Remaking of sunsetting instrument without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

On 6 March 2015, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade the Telecommunications (Section of the Telecommunications Industry – Cabling Service Operators) Determination without significant amendment from the sunsetting instrument: Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2003 (No. 1).

The instrument specifies cabling service […]

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16 June 2015

Radiocommunications (Radiocommunications Receivers) Determination 2000 (No.2) and the Radiocommunications (Transmitter and Receiver Licences) Determination

Remaking of sunsetting instruments without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade and consolidated two sunsetting legislative instruments without significant amendment on 15 December 2014: the Radiocommunications (Radiocommunications Receivers) Determination 2000 (No.2) (the Receivers Determination) and the Radiocommunications (Transmitter and Receiver Licences) Determination (Transmitter and Receiver Determination).

The instruments […]

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16 June 2015

Radiocommunications (Cordless Communications Devices) Class Licence 2001 and the Radiocommunications (Cellular Mobile Telecommunications Devices) Class Licence 2002

Remaking of sunsetting instruments without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

On 15 December 2014, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade the Cordless Communications Devices Class Licence and the Cellular Mobile Telecommunications Devices Class Licence from two sunsetting legislative instruments without significant amendment: the Radiocommunications (Cordless Communications Devices) Class Licence 2001 and the […]

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16 June 2015

Radiocommunciations Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002

Remaking of sunsetting instrument without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002 on 6 March 2015. The Determination sets out the conditions that maritime ship stations are required to follow to ensure that all maritime ships use the appropriate […]

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16 June 2015

Radiocommunciations (Interpretation) Determination 2000

Remaking of sunsetting instrument without amendments – Australian Communications and Media Authority

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) remade the Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2000 and associated standards on 27 February 2015. The Determination contains the definitions of expressions found in specified legislative instruments made by the ACMA.

In line with the Australian Government best practice regulation requirements […]

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