Telecommunications Amendment (Mobile Phone Towers) Bill 2011

Telecommunications Amendment (Mobile Phone Towers) Bill 2011

10 May 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-633-3

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Committee membership (PDF 23KB)
Acronyms and abbreviations (PDF 6KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 24KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Purpose of the bill
House of Representatives inquiry
Report structure

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 62KB)

Current regulatory framework
Carriers' powers and immunities
Low-impact facilities
Electromagnetic energy (EME) regulation
Codes of practice
The role of the ACMA and ARPANSA
Key issues regarding the bill

Chapter 3 - Discussion of key issues (PDF 84KB)

Notification, consultation and the complaints process
Electromagnetic energy (EME) emissions
Potential costs and unintended consequences
Committee view

Dissenting Report - Senator Bob Brown, Australian Greens (PDF 12KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions, tabled documents, additional information and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 14KB)

Tabled documents
Additional information
Answers to questions taken on notice

Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 5KB)
Appendix 3 - Low-impact facilities (PDF 26KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818