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Regulators

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Any questions about the ACMA’s regulatory arrangements regarding the supply of products in Australia, including the Labelling Notices and technical standards, should be directed to the ACMA:

Email: info@acma.gov.au  

Online enquiry on the ACMA website

Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC)

ERAC is the peak body responsible for liaison between the technical and safety electrical regulatory authorities of Australian states/territories and New Zealand. For the latest contact details for electrical regulators, visit the ERAC website 

Radio Spectrum Management Group, New Zealand

Any questions about the radiocommunications regulatory arrangements in New Zealand should be directed to RSM.

Telephone: Freephone (in NZ) 0508 RSM INFO (0508 776 463)

For international callers: Telephone +64 3 962 2603

Facsimile: +64 4 978 3162

Website: www.rsm.govt.nz

Email: info@rsm.govt.nz

Standards development organisations

All the applicable ACMA technical standards can be obtained by following the links at the relevant list of standards on the ACMA website. Referenced industry standards are available from their publishers.

Communications Alliance Ltd

Communications Alliance is an industry-owned, operated and resourced company established in 1997 by the telecommunications industry to implement and manage communications self-regulation within Australia.

Further information on standards, codes of practice and operational guidelines can be directed to Communications Alliance: 

Telephone: +61 2 9959 9111

Facsimile: +61 2 99546136

Twitter: twitter.com/CommsAlliance

Website: www.commsalliance.com.au

Online enquiry: http://www.commsalliance.com.au/contact-us  

Standards Australia

Australian standards, handbooks and other documents developed by Standards Australia are printed and distributed under license by SAI Global Limited.

For information on the development of standards:

Standards Australia Limited

Telephone: (02) 9237 6000

Facsimile: (02) 9237 6020

Website: www.standards.org.au

Email: mail@standards.org.au

For information on the sale and distribution of standards:

SAI Global InfoStore

Telephone: 131 242

Facsimile: 1300 65 49 49

Website: http://infostore.saiglobal.com/store/

Email: sales@saiglobal.com

Standards New Zealand

New Zealand (NZS) and Joint Australian/New Zealand (AS/NZS) standards may be purchased from Standards New Zealand.

For information on the sale and distribution in either printed or electronic form:

Standards New Zealand

Telephone: +64 4 498 5990

Facsimile: +64 4 498 5994

Website: www.standards.co.nz

Email: enquiries@standards.co.nz  

European Telecommunications Standards Institute

ETSI standards are available from:

Website: www.etsi.org/services/etsi-webstore

Email: webstore@etsi.org

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)

ARPANSA is the Australian Government's primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety. ARPANSA sets the radio frequency (RF) electromagnetic energy (EME) human exposure limits within Australia. The exposure limits are contained in the Radiation Protection Standard for Maximum Exposure Levels to Radiofrequency Fields – 3 kHz to 300 GHz (2002) (the ARPANSA Standard).  

More information is available from:

Telephone: 1800 022 333

Website: www.arpansa.gov.au

Email: info@arpansa.gov.au

Accreditation bodies

National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia, and International Accreditation New Zealand

The ACMA has appointed the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA), and International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) as accreditation bodies to accredit test laboratories for radiocommunications standards. Accredited test reports or assessments by competent bodies must carry the NATA or IANZ logo. Test reports produced by an overseas laboratory that has been accredited for the relevant standards by an overseas accreditation body with a mutual recognition agreement (MRA) with NATA or IANZ are also accepted. The report should be endorsed with the respective logo of the accreditation body.

More information is available from:

NATA

Telephone: 1800 621 666

Facsimile: (02) 9743 5311

Website: www.nata.asn.au

IANZ

Telephone: +64 9 525 6655

Facsimile: +64 9 525 2266

Website: www.ianz.govt.nz

Email: info@ianz.govt.nz

Accredited laboratories

ACMA Radiocommunications Compliance Laboratory (Melbourne)

The ACMA’s Radiocommunications Compliance Laboratory is accredited by NATA. The laboratory conducts radio equipment testing traceable to national references. All certified test reports produced are of an international standard and include the uncertainties for each test.

Telephone: (03) 9963 6800

International: +613 9963 6800

Facsimile: (03) 9963 6899

International: +613 9963 6899

Website: www.acma.gov.au

Email: melrcl@acma.gov.au

Registers

Radiofrequency National Site Archive

The RFNSA is a searchable database of Australian base stations, Electromagnetic Energy (EME) Reports, site locations, carrier contact details for existing sites and community consultation information for new sites.

Register of Radiocommunications Licences

The Register of Radiocommunications Licences is a searchable source of reference information on radiocommunications services.


 

Last updated: 23 February 2016

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