The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is a statutory authority within the federal government portfolio of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy.
The ACMA is responsible for the regulation of:
- the internet
The organisation has principal offices in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney and employs approximately 620 people.
The ACMA was established on 1 July 2005 by the merger of the Australian Broadcasting Authority and the Australian Communications Authority.
The ACMA works closely with relevant industries to achieve active self-regulation, while ensuring industry compliance with licence conditions, codes and standards. The ACMA monitors the effect of regulations to ensure they are responsive to the community's needs.
- The ACMA is governed by an Authority comprised of the Chair, the Deputy Chair, one full-time member, four part-time members and one part-time associate member. Find out more about Authority members.
- Dates for Authority meetings.
- The ACMA's day-to-day activities are managed by an executive team comprising the Chairman, the Deputy Chair, the full-time Member, six General Managers and 15 Executive Managers. Find out more about the ACMA's organisational structure.
Service, accountability and reporting
- The ACMA regularly reports on its performance through annual reports, Portfolio Budget Statements and other formal documents including the ACMA's Client Service Charter and freedom of information procedures.
- Find out about working at the ACMA, including the opportunities and benefits available to our employees.
- Requests for tenders are listed in this section.