The ACMA standard Telecommunications Disability Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for use with the Standard Telephone Service – Features for special needs of persons with disabilities – AS/ACIF S040) 2015 applies to customer equipment that uses a telephone handset or a keypad, that is manufactured in, or imported into Australia for use with the Standard Telephone Service.
The ACMA standard adopts the industry standard AS/ACIF S040 - Requirements for Customer Equipment for use with the Standard Telephone Service - Features for special needs.
It is important to note that the applicable mandatory standard is the ACMA standard, not the industry standard to which it refers.
The ACMA standard and an explanatory statement is available from the ComLaw website.
All industry standards are available in hard copy from SAI Global. Current and superseded AS/ACIF or AS/CA industry standards are available to download in pdf format from the Communications Alliance website.
The following ACMA Standard has been revoked, however it remains available on the ComLaw website: