The Australian Broadcasting Authority was an Australian government agency whose main roles were to regulate broadcasting, radio communications and telecommunications. The Authority took over the functions of the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal on 5 October 1992 as stipulated in the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.
|Formed||5 October 1992|
|Dissolved||1 July 2005|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Australia|
The Australian Broadcasting Tribunal took over the functions of the Australian Broadcasting Control Board in the 1970s. The engineering function in some cases was handled by the National Transmission Authority when the Postmaster-General's Department ceased being responsible for telecommunications.
See also edit
- Australian Broadcasting Authority. (1993), "CHAPTER 3 POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY", Annual Report, Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament), Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Authority (1992/1993, PP no. 440 of 1993), ISSN 1320-2863, nla.obj-1819269095, retrieved 30 November 2021 – via Trove
- Australian Communications and Media Authority.; Australia. Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner. (2006), "About ACMA CHAPTER 1", Annual Report, Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament), Melbourne: Australian Communications and Media Authority (2005/2006, PP no. 199 of 2006), ISSN 1834-0776, nla.obj-1166929746, retrieved 30 November 2021 – via Trove