Final licence area plans | ACMA

Final licence area plans

This page contains details on licence area plans (LAPs) that have been made or varied by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (the ACMA). LAPs determine the number, category and characteristics of broadcasting services available in a licence area.

LAPs made or varied by the former Australian Broadcasting Authority can be viewed on the Federal Register of legislative Instruments at: www.comlaw.gov.au/

LAP documents are provided in Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe PDF formats.

Please note that LAPS are listed by the date they were declared. The most recent is listed first.

Key: LAP = Licence area plan, LAD = Licence area designation, FAP = Frequency allotment plan, MAP = Licence area map.

State

Mode

Plan

Determination
date

Release
date

Document

VIC & NSW

Radio

Sale 

22 Sep 2017

30 Sep 2017

LAP & EXP

WA, QLD

Radio

Remote Western Australia, Carnarvon, Karratha, Port Hedland, Toowoomba/Warwick

5 April 2017

7 April 2017

LAP (Remote Western Australia), LAP (Carnarvon),  LAP (Karratha), LAP (Port Hedland), LAP (Toowoomba/Warwick)

VIC

Radio

Bendigo, Horsham & Shepparton

20 March 2017 

24 March 2017

LAP (Bendigo), LAP (Horsham), LAP (Shepparton) and LAD

NSW,  QLD,
VIC

Radio

Swan Hill, Central Western Slopes, Mackay, Gunnedah & Roma 

28 June 16 (Swan Hill, Central Western Slopes, Mackay & Roma) 4 July 16 (Gunnedah)

4 July 16 (Central Western Slopes, Mackay) 5 July 16 (Swan Hill, Roma & Gunnedah)

LAP (Swan Hill), LAP (Central Western Slopes), LAP (Mackay), LAP (Gunnedah), LAP (Roma) and LAD

VIC & NSW

Radio

Remote Central and Eastern Australia

11 Jun 2015 18 Jun 2015 LAP & EXP
NSW Radio Goulburn, Hamilton & Kempsey

23 Jan 15 (Goulburn)

15 Dec 14 (Hamilton & Kempsey)

2 Feb 15 (Goulburn)

22 Dec 14 (Hamilton & Kempsey)

LAP (Goulburn), LAP (Hamilton), LAP (Kempsey) & FAP

NSW

TV & Radio

Riverland

3 Dec 14

11 Dec 14

LAP
NSW  Radio Young

12 Aug 14 

25 Aug 14  LAP, FAP, LAD & variation to LAD

NT

Radio

Darwin

20 Jan 14

31 Jan 14

LAPFAP LAD & variation to LAD

NSW

Radio

Gosford

16 Jan 14 

31 Jan 14

LAP & FAP

NSW

Radio

Lismore

16 Jan 14

31 Jan 14

LAP & FAP

NSW

Radio

Sydney

14 Dec 13

31 Jan 14

LAP

SA

Radio

Adelaide

11 Mar 13

14 Mar 13

LAP

NSW

Radio

Broken Hill

11 Mar 13

14 Mar 13

LAP & FAP

Qld

Radio

Ipswich

11 Mar 13

14 Mar 13

LAP

NSW

Radio

Wagga Wagga

11 Mar 13

14 Mar 13

LAP & FAP

Vic

Radio

Colac

18 Feb 13

20 Feb 13

LAP

Qld

Radio

Mount Isa

18 Feb 13

20 Feb 13

LAP & FAP

NT

Radio

Nhulunbuy

18 Feb 13

20 Feb 13

LAP

Vic

Radio

Wangaratta

18 Feb 13

20 Feb 13

LAP & FAP

WA

TV

Remote &
Regional WA

6 Nov 12

14 Nov 12

LAP 

Qld

Radio

Brisbane

2 Jul 12

11 Jul 12

LAP 

NT

Radio

Darwin

21 Jun 12

3 Jul 12

LAP & LAD

NT

TV

Darwin

21 Jun 12

3 Jul 12

LAPLADFAP

NSW

Radio

Bathurst

20 Apr 12

26 Apr 12

LAP & FAP

Qld

Radio

Atherton

20 Apr 12

26 Apr 12

LAP & FAP

Vic

Radio

Melbourne

27 Mar 12

4 Apr 12

LAP

Various

Radio 

Remote Central
& Eastern
Australia

14 Mar 12

15 Mar 12

LAP & FAP

Tas

Radio

Hobart

5 Oct 11

12 Oct 11

LAP & FAP

NSW

TV

Sydney

19 Aug 11

3 Sep 11

LAP 

Qld

TV

Brisbane

19 Aug 11

3 Sep 11 

LAP 

Vic

TV

Melbourne

19 Aug 11

3 Sep 11

LAP 

NSW

Radio

Cooma

8 Aug 11

15 Aug 11 

LAP & FAP

Vic

TV

Regional Victoria

20 Apr 11

5 May 11

LAP 

NSW

Radio

Bourke

11 Mar 11

16 Mar 11

LAPLADFAP

Qld

Radio

Bundaberg

11 Mar 11

16 Mar 11

LAPLADFAP

Qld

Radio

Cairns

11 Mar 11

16 Mar 11

LAPLADFAP

Qld

Radio

Kingaroy

11 Mar 11

16 Mar 11

LAP & FAP

Qld

Radio

Maryborough

11 Mar 11

16 Mar 11

LAPLADFAP

NSW

TV

Nthrn NSW

17 Dec 10

17 Dec 10

LAP 

NSW

TV

Sthrn NSW

17 Dec 10

17 Dec 10

LAP 

NSW

TV

Sydney

17 Dec 10

17 Dec 10

LAP 

Qld

TV

Brisbane

17 Dec 10

17 Dec 10

LAP 

Qld

TV

Regional Qld

17 Dec 10

17 Dec 10

LAP 

SA

TV

Adelaide

17 Dec 10

17 Dec 10

LAP 

Various 

TV

Remote Central
& Eastern
Australia

17 Dec 10

17 Dec 10

LAP 

NSW

TV

Broken Hill

6 Dec 10

15 Dec 10 

LAP 

SA

TV

Mount Gambier/
South East

6 Dec 10

15 Dec 10

LAP 

SA

TV

Riverland

6 Dec 10

15 Dec 10

LAP 

SA

TV

Spencer Gulf

6 Dec 10

15 Dec 10

LAP 

Vic

Radio

Mildura/
Sunraysia

9 Nov 10

9 Nov 10

LAP & LAD

Vic

TV

Mildura/
Sunraysia

9 Nov 10

9 Nov 10

LAP & LAD

WA

Radio

Bunbury

15 Oct 10

26 Oct 10

LAP, LADFAPMAP

NSW

Radio

Coffs Harbour

24 Jun 10

5 Jul 10

LAP, LADFAP & MAP
(Bellingen RA1Coffs Harbour RA1

WA

Radio

Perth

2 Jun 10

16 Jun 10

LAPFAPMAP

Vic

TV

Regional Victoria

28 May 10

LAP 

WA

Radio 

Kalgoorlie

28 May 10

8 Jun 10

LAPFAP & MAP (Kalgoorlie RA1)

NSW

Radio

Moree 

31 Mar 10

15 Apr 10

LAPFAP & MAP (Moree RA1)

Various 

Radio

Remote Central
& Eastern
Australia

31 Mar 10

15 Apr 10

LAP, LADFAP & MAP
(Dunedoo RA1, Gin Gin RA1,
RCRSCZ RA1 & RCRSNEZ RA1)

NSW

Radio

Albury

15 Mar 10

22 Mar 10

LAPFAP & MAP
(Albury RA1 & Wodonga RA1)

NSW

Radio 

Deniliquin

15 Mar 10

22 Mar 10

LAP, LADFAP & MAP
(Deniliquin RA1 & Deniliquin RA2)

NSW

Radio 

Griffith

15 Mar 10

15 Mar 10

LAPFAP & MAP
(Griffith RA1 & Narrandera RA1)

ACT

Radio

Canberra

21 Dec 09

22 Dec 09

LAP, FAPLAD

Various

Radio

Remote Central
& Eastern
Australia

21 Dec 09

21 Dec 09

LAP & FAP

NSW

Radio

Nowra

25 Nov 09

27 Nov 09 

LAP 

Vic

Radio

Wangaratta

25 Nov 09

26 Nov 09

LAP 

SA

Radio

Murray Bridge

12 Nov 09

13 Nov 09

LAPLADFAP

Tas

Radio

Launceston

1 Oct 09

15 Oct 09

LAP & FAP

Qld

Radio

Rockhampton -
Gladstone

21 Aug 09

27 Aug 09 

LAP & FAP

SA

Radio

Spencer Gulf
North

21 Aug 09

27 Aug 09 

LAPLADFAP

Vic

Radio

Bendigo

21 Aug 09

26 Aug 09 

LAPLADFAP

WA

Radio

Perth

24 Jul 09

24 Jul 09

LAP 

Qld

Radio

Charters Towers

21 Nov 08

2 Dec 08 

LAP 

Qld

Radio

Townsville

21 Nov 08

2 Dec 08

LAP 

Vic

Radio

Colac

21 Nov 08

2 Dec 08

LAP 

NSW

Radio

Mudgee

25 Aug 08

26 Aug 08

LAP & LAD

SA

Radio

Riverland

23 Jun 08

1 Jul 08

LAP & FAP

NSW

Radio

Nowra

10 Jun 08

17 Jun 08

LAP & LAD

Vic

Radio

Bendigo

29 May 08

29 May 08 

LAPLADFAP

NSW

Radio

Lithgow

28 Apr 08

1 May 08

LADLAPFAP

Qld

Radio

Innisfail

26 Mar 08

28 Mar 08 

LAP & FAP

Qld

Radio

Gympie

25 Feb 08

26 Feb 08

LAP & FAP

Tas

Radio

Hobart

13 Aug 07

15 Aug 07 

LAP & LAD

NSW

Radio 

NSW Community

8 Dec 06

13 Dec 06

LAPFAPLAD

NSW

Radio

Sydney

8 Dec 06

13 Dec 06

LAP 

NSW 

Radio 

Wollongong

8 Dec 06

13 Dec 06

LAP 

WA

Radio 

Perth

16 Nov 06

5 Dec 06

LAPLADFAP

NSW

TV

Griffith &
Murrumbidgee
Irrigation Area

27 Oct 06

13 Nov 06

LAP & FAP

Vic

TV

Regional Victoria

27 Oct 06

13 Nov 06

LAP & FAP

NSW

Radio

Wagga Wagga

3 Aug 06

29 Aug 06 

LAPLADFAP

ACT

Radio

Canberra

27 Apr 06

8 May 06

LAP & FAP

Vic

Radio

Melbourne

27 Apr 06

8 May 06

LAP 

Various

Radio

Remote Central
& Eastern
Australia

30 Mar 06

20 Apr 06

LAPLADFAP

Tas

TV

Tasmania

16 Feb 06

21 Feb 06

LAPLADFAP

NSW

Radio

Central Western
Slopes

19 Jan 06

31 Jan 06

LAPLADFAP

NT

Radio

Arnhem Land

19 Jan 06

31 Jan 06

LAPLADFAP

Tas

Radio

Oatlands

17 Nov 05

1 Dec 05

LAPLADFAP

Tas

Radio

Scottsdale

5 Aug 05

15 Aug 05

LAP & FAP


Key: LAP = Licence area plan, LAD = Licence area designation, FAP = Frequency allotment plan, MAP = Licence area map.

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