IMDA and ACMA sign Memorandum of Understanding

For enhanced cooperation to combat scam and spam communications The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) have signed an MOU to enhance cooperation between both counties to combat scam and spam. The MOU was signed on 18 July 2022 by the Chief Executive of…

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Australia and Singapore to fight unwanted calls and messages

The new strategic agreement will promote further engagement Australia and Singapore will unite in the fight against unsolicited telemarketing, spam and scams following an agreement between the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and the Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA). The new strategic agreement will promote further engagement…

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Telstra owes more than A$2.2 million in refunds and penalties

Fined for billing errors. Telstra has refunded customers more than A$1.73 million and paid a A$506,160 infringement notice after it overcharged thousands of customers following investigations by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). In 2020, the ACMA directed Telstra to comply with billing accuracy obligations after an investigation found it had overcharged more…

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ACMA issues formal warning to Tabcorp for online in-play betting

ACMA issues formal warning to Tabcorp for online in-play betting The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a formal warning to Tabcorp Holdings Ltd (Tabcorp) after it was found to have accepted 37 illegal online in-play bets on a United States college basketball game. Online in-play betting—betting on…

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