Ensuring that you don't spam | ACMA

Ensuring that you don't spam

If you run a business and plan to email current or prospective clients or customers, you need to know about the Spam Act and your requirements under Australian law.

This section provides practical advice on:

Electronic messages from certain sources are exempted from the Spam Act. These include messages from:

  • government bodies
  • registered political parties
  • charities
  • religious organisations
  • educational institutions (sent to current and former students and their households).

For more information, visit How the Spam Act works.

Last updated: 16 April 2015