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Accessing amateur radio services

A new Deed of Agreement is now in place with the University of Tasmania—through its institute the Australian Maritime College (AMC)—to deliver amateur radio examinations, issue amateur certificates of proficiency, and for related callsign management. For further information, please visit our changes to amateur radio qualifications page.

Examination services and becoming an assessor

To arrange or enquire about an examination for a certificate of proficiency, please visit or contact the AMC at

The AMC is also best placed to advise on questions about the amateur syllabus, fees and becoming an assessor.

Licensing services

Licensing enquiries should be directed to the ACMA at

This includes enquiries about obtaining:

  • advanced, standard and foundation licences
  • amateur beacon and amateur repeater licences
  • licences related to amateur clubs and special events.

Call sign services

For requests and enquiries related to call signs, please visit or contact the AMC at

Other enquiries

Other amateur enquiries can be referred to

Last updated: 21 May 2019