You will require this declaration if you are the owner of one or more network units intending to nominate a licensed telecommunications carrier to supply carriage services over those units to the public, such as telephony or internet.
A network unit includes a length of telecommunications cable or a radiocommunications base station that meets certain legislative requirements.
Nomination occurs in circumstances where the owner of the network unit does not wish to hold a carrier licence and an exemption does not apply.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this declaration you must:
- Provide the consent of the owner or each of the owners of the network units;
- Provide evidence of the nominee accepting responsibility for the units;
- Detail the network units subject to the application; and
- Hold all relevant licences.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Department of Communications and the Arts
Australian Communications and Media Authority
Telecommunications Act 1997 (Australian Government)
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