Australian Communications and Media Authority (Board)

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is Australia's regulator for telecommunications, broadcasting, radiocommunications, unsolicited communications and certain online content. The ACMA’s purpose is to maximise the economic and social benefits of communications infrastructure, services, and content for all Australia. The ACMA has responsibilities under four principal acts: the Radiocommunications Act, the Telecommunications Act, the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act and the Broadcasting Services Act. There are other Acts to which the agency responds in areas such as spam, the Do Not Call Register, and interactive gambling.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 5, The Bay Centre, 65 Pirrama Road
    Pyrmont NSW 2009

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Nerida O'Loughlin PSM 14 October 2022 13 October 2024
Deputy Chair Ms. Creina Chapman 11 June 2018 10 December 2024
Member Ms. Samantha Paige Yorke 28 August 2023 27 August 2028
Member Ms. Carolyn Lidgerwood 16 October 2023 15 October 2028
Member Ms. Catriona LOWE 19 June 2023 2028
Member Ms. Anna Brakey 6 May 2021 5 May 2026
Member Mr. Adam Suckling 24 July 2023 23 July 2028
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