In fostering an effective regulatory environment that supports an efficient Australian communications sector, the ACMA's specific responsibilities include:
- regulating compliance with the relevant legislation, licence conditions, codes of practice, standards, service guarantees and other safeguards
- promoting and facilitating industry self-regulatory solutions to emerging issues
- where necessary, exercising powers to create delegated legislation, often in the form of standards or service provider rules.
All legislation may be accessed through the ComLaw website.