2023 Media Releases
TELCO CUSTOMER COMPLAINT NUMBERS REMAIN AT RECORD LOW RATE13/02/2023 - Australia’s telcos have maintained record-low complaint rates according to the latest Complaints-in-Context Report, released today by Communications Alliance.
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2023 ACOMMS – AUSTRALIA’S COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY AWARDS – NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES20/02/2023 - Nominations have opened for the Australian communications industry’s premier awards - the ACOMMS – with 13 categories celebrating performance excellence in innovation, customer service, artificial intelligence, digital platforms, cyber security & online safety, the space sector, diversity and inclusion, and product solutions across the breadth of the telecommunications sector.
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COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR VOICE TO PARLIAMENT21/02/2023 - The industry association for the Australian communications sector has come out in support of the creation of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament.
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TELCOS UNITE TO SUPPORT AUSTRALIANS AFFECTED BY DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE04/05/2023 - Communications Alliance today released a substantially revised and updated industry guideline designed to help telcos better support Australians affected by domestic and family violence (DFV).
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CROSS-INDUSTRY INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE ONE-OFF $7.75 MILLION BOOST FOR FINANCIAL COUNSELLING SERVICES11/05/2023 - Australia’s financial counselling services will receive a $7.75 million boost following a donation from a group of organisations from across the banking, finance, insurance, energy, telecommunications and online gambling sectors.
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TELCO CUSTOMER COMPLAINT NUMBERS REMAIN LOW12/05/2023 - Australia’s telcos have maintained record-low complaint rates according to the latest Complaints-in-Context Report , released today by Communications Alliance.
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MAJORITY OF INDUSTRY ONLINE SAFETY CODES ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION01/06/2023 - Communications Alliance welcomed today’s announcement by the eSafety Commissioner to register five of the eight industry Online Safety Codes. The Commissioner declined to register two Codes and reserved her decision on one of the Codes.
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REGULATORY EXPERT MICHAEL COSGRAVE APPOINTED AS INDEPENDENT ADVISER ON THE TCP CODE REVIEW14/06/2023 - Communications Alliance (CA) has announced the appointment of regulatory expert Michael Cosgrave as Independent Adviser (IA) on the revision of the Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code.
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2023 ACOMMS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED15/06/2023 - Communications Alliance is proud to announce the 2023 finalists in the communications industry’s premier awards for excellence, the ACOMMS, which recognise exemplary achievement across 13 categories of endeavour.
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2023 ACOMM AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED28/07/2023 - Two industry veterans and revered experts in the Australian telecommunications legal and regulatory framework, cyber security and privacy law, Patrick Fair and Peter Leonard, have jointly taken out the communication industry’s most prestigious accolade; being awarded the title of Communications Ambassador 2023 at this year’s ACOMM Awards.
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TELCO CUSTOMER COMPLAINT NUMBERS HIT RECORD LOW03/08/2023 - Australia’s telcos have smashed the previous record-low complaint rate numbers, with the latest Communications Alliance Complaints-in-Context Report revealing just 3 complaints per 10,000 services in operation (SIO) in the April to June 2023 quarter. This equates to one complaint for every 3,333 SIO.
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DRAFT PROPOSED FINANCIAL HARDSHIP STANDARD RELEASE24/10/2023 - Communications Alliance notes the draft financial hardship standard released for consultation today by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and will work with the regulator in pursuit of operationally feasible outcomes for consumers across the spectrum of telecommunications consumer protection needs.
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NEW CO-REGULATORY PACKAGE A BOON FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES AND CONSUMERS13/12/2023 - Emergency call services and telecommunications infrastructure deployment in Australia will be further strengthened under an important package of industry-developed co-regulation approved this week by the Board of Communications Alliance.
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STRONGER INDUSTRY CODE AIMS TO BENEFIT AND BETTER PROTECT AUSTRALIA’S TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONSUMERS14/12/2023 - The Australian telecommunications sector has developed an extensive suite of stronger and enforceable consumer protections as part of an upgraded industry Code, scheduled to take effect in 2024.
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