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Spectrum Review issues paper

Australia’s spectrum has been managed using a framework that was developed in 1992, with a review of Radiocommunications Acts in 2002. The framework needs to be modernised to reflect changes in technology.

Why we want your input

Let us know the issues you think are important for managing Australia’s spectrum

How you can voice your opinion

Tell us what you think in a written submission.

What will be the outcome of this consultation?

Improved management of Australia’s spectrum

The Issue

Australia’s spectrum has been managed using a framework that was developed in 1992, with a review of Radiocommunications Acts in 2002. The framework needs to be modernised to reflect changes in technology.

Relevant Documentation

Issues paper

Published 23rd May 2014

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Spectrum Review issues paper

Outcome

The Government has agreed to implement the recommendations of the Spectrum Review.

The reforms will improve Australia’s spectrum management framework by making it simpler, more efficient and flexible. This will support the future demands of spectrum users and new and innovative technologies and services, while providing certainty of spectrum access rights for users.

The Government has released an implementation timeline and transitional arrangements for stakeholders.

Please send any comments or inquiries to spectrumreform@communications.gov

 

Participate

23 May 2014 09:00 AEST
20 Jun 2014 17:00 AEST
Closed
This consultation is closed.

Submissions

Telstra
Document
Dynamic Spectrum Alliance
Document
The Treasury
Document
Foxtel
Document
Victorian Department of State Development, Business and Innovation
Free TV Australia
Document
Vodafone Hutchison Australia
Geoscience Australia
Document
WA Department of The Premier and Cabinet
Government of South Australia
Document