Compliance requirements for cellular devices that connect to the mobile phone networks in Australia are similar to those in other countries but with some important differences. In this article, we detail the unique aspects of ACMA technical regulations.
Wireless devices are now in the legislative spotlight the world over. Safety, performance, spectrum usage and protection of personal data are all matters of regulation, although countries vary in how they regulate such concerns. This article looks at Australia as a case study, reviewing the overarching legal framework, the role of the national regulator, conformity assessment and the use of standards.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued mandatory safety requirements for self-balancing scooters, also commonly known as hoverboards. Issued in July, Consumer Protection Notice No... Read More...
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) is investigating potentially dangerous USB phone chargers after a women in Sydney died after being electrocuted from a defective USB phone charger.