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Aliases
Australian Communications and Media Authority

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement
Yes

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Enabling legislation references to 'corporate plan'

Outcome #1: A communications and media environment that balances the needs of the industry and the Australian community through regulation, education and advice.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Communications regulation, planning and licensing Australian Communications and Media Authority

This program contributes to the outcome by the allocation and use of Australia's critical public resources, radiofrequency spectrum and telephone numbers, to maximise their value to the Australian community

1.2 Consumer safeguards, education and information Australian Communications and Media Authority

This program contributes to the outcome by ensuring efficient, effective and contemporary safeguards protect users of media and communication services so that the Australian community can confidently use those services

1.3 Office of the eSafety Commissioner Australian Communications and Media Authority

Support positive online experiences through national leadership and administration of statutory schemes and educational and awareness activities that promote online safety for all Australians

# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Digital Technologies and Communications Services Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts (the Department) has responsibility for policy development and advice to promote an innovative and competitive communications sector including administering Portfolio legislation efficiently and effectively. As the regulator of the media and communications sector, the ACMA ensures compliance with the Department's policies and legislation, including: enforcing compliance with the Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Act 2012 for the funding of public interest telecommunications services recouping costs of the Consumer Representation Grants Program allocated to the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) under section 593 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 and costs related to the management of Australia's membership and engagement with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), from licensed carriers under the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997 carrying out the ACMA's role in the administration of the Regional Broadband Scheme under the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999, including the assessment of individual carrier's levy charge liabilities and collecting the payment of these charges.