The ACMA is Australia's regulator for broadcasting, the internet, radiocommunications and telecommunications. It was formed on 1 July 2005 by the merging of the Australian Communications Authority (ACA) and Australian Broadcasting Authority (ABA). The ACMA has offices in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney and employs 618 staff.
The ACMA's day-to-day activities are managed by an executive team comprising the Chair, the Deputy Chair, the full-time member, six General Managers and 15 Executive Managers.
The General Managers are responsible for six broad areas:
- Digital Transition
- Communications Infrastructure
- Digital Economy
- Content, Consumer and Citizen
- Corporate Services and Coordination
- Legal Services
The areas are further divided into branches and sections with specific business functions.
More detailed information is available in the chart of the ACMA's organisational structure.
- ACMA's organisational structure (32 kb)