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What's new for suppliers


What's new

  • The ACMA is seeking public comment on a proposal to remake the EMC Labelling Notice and the EMC Standard that support the EMC regulatory arrangements for devices. The legislative instruments discussed in the consultation paper will sunset unless they are remade before their sunsetting date (1 April 2018). Further information on the consultation is available.


  • The ACMA is seeking comment on two proposals:


    • To allow theRadiocommunications (Digital Cordless Communications Devices – PHS Devices) Standard 2007 to sunset.


    • To repeal the Radiocommunications (Cordless Telephone) Standard 2008 prior to its sunset date of 1 April 2019


      Further information on the consultation is available.


  • The ACMA has amended the EMC arrangements to adopt the United Nations EMC standard UN ECE R10 as an applicable standard for the supply of vehicles and accessories.


  • The ACMA has made the Telecommunications (Approving Body) Determination 2017 specifying the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) as an approving body for the purposes of section 410 of the Telecommunications Act 1997. As an approving body JAS-ANZ may determine a specified body or association is a certification body. Further information is available at Certification Bodies page.

Do you deal with:

  • EMC, EME or radiocommunications products?
  • telecommunications customer equipment and customer cabling?

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Last updated: 17 October 2017