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Broadcasting content requirements

The ACMA administers radio and television content under provisions set in the Broadcasting Services Act 1992. The ACMA also administers a co-regulatory scheme for internet content. Use the links below to find out about content requirements in the areas of broadcasting, the internet, and telecommunications.



  • Regulating online content
    • Content service provider responsibilities (including internet content hosts)
    • Internet service provider (ISP) responsibilities


  • Regulating phone advertising & content - Regulating phone advertising & content
  • Do Not Call register - Establishing a national register to stop unsolicited telemarketing calls  
    • National industry standard - National industry standard for telemarketing and research calls
    • Do Not Call legislation - The Do Not Call Register Act 2006 and amendments

Digital media literacy

  • Digital media literacy introduction
    • What is digital media literacy and why is it important?
    • ACMA promoting media literacy activities
    • ACMA digital media literacy resources



Last updated: 17 December 2012