Below is a list of links relevant to telecommunications in Australia. We hope they prove useful to you. If you know of another website which might be useful to include here, please feel free to contact us.
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
Prohibited Online Content
ACMA responds to community concerns about offensive and illegal material online by administering a national regulatory scheme that includes the investigation of complaints about prohibited online content, including internet and mobile phone content, and internet gambling services.
Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman
Speedtest.net is a free broadband speed test with servers located all over the world. Speedtest.net measures the performance of your broadband connection. At the end of each test, you are presented with the download (the speed of data from the server to your computer) and upload (the speed of sending data from your computer to the server) bandwidth speeds. The tests are performed completely within your web browser over HTTP (just like normal web browsing).
Dial Before You Dig
Do Not Call Register
The register was established in response to community concern about the growth in unsolicited telemarketing calls. It enables Australians to list their fixed line and mobile telephone numbers, used primarily for private or domestic purposes to opt out of receiving certain telemarketing calls.
Are you in an ADSL2+ Exchange area? ADSL2+ Exchanges allows you to check whether your premises is able to access ADSL2+.