Australian Communications and Media Authority

Owning Institution
Government of Australia

Discussion paper

11 Sep 2017

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has used a recent ACMA spectrum tune-up to propose an accelerated process for considering releases in the millimetre wave spectrum for 5G broadband.

Discussion paper

10 Aug 2017

The objective of this review of Australian and children’s screen content is to provide policy options to government on the most effective support mechanisms for the Australian screen production sector.


15 May 2017

Examines the availability and consumption of local content and local news in regional Australia.

Research report

9 May 2017

The ACMA undertook quantitative research in 2016 to examine the role of AM radio in the contemporary communications environment. Radio in the bush — A study of radio listening in remote Western Australia explores the radio listening habits of people living in remote and very...


31 Jan 2017

The Media Interests snapshot and associated maps (the infographics) are provided for indicative purposes only. They are not intended to be a comprehensive account of media interests in Australia.

The Media Interests snapshot provides an overview only of the main interests in major commercial...

Research report

20 Dec 2016

Data-driven marketing practices: Australian industry participants’ survey results report comprises the results of a survey commissioned by the ACMA to examine current data-driven marketing practices and trends.

Data-driven marketing and advertising includes any marketing communication that uses insights from data, including personal information,...

Research report

20 Dec 2016

This is the third piece of research to track the effectiveness of changes to the Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code in 2012 and other outcomes of the ACMA’s Reconnecting the Customer inquiry. This research examines the effectiveness of the changes now that they have been...

Research report

20 Dec 2016

The NBN network (NBN) is an Australia-wide project to upgrade the existing fixed-line phone and internet network. Since 2009, NBN Co Limited (NBN Co)—a wholly Australian Government-owned company—has been tasked to build, design and operate Australia’s first national wholesale-only, open-access network.

Migrating to...

Annual Report

30 Nov 2016

With almost nine out of ten Australian adults now online, the ACMA Communications report 2015–16 shows that our growing appetite for digital content is driving change across the communications sector.

The continuing increase in the amount of data consumed over fixed and mobile networks...

Annual Report

13 Oct 2016

This annual report provides a snapshot of the 2015–16 year for the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner.

Some of the ACMA's highlights for the year include:

Registration of a new Commercial Television Code of Practice...

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