Commercial Radio Industry Code of Practice - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you are licensed to operate a commercial radio broadcasting service.

This code sets out the minimum standards for programs broadcast on all commercial radio broadcasting stations and aims to ensure that commercial broadcasting services are regulated in a manner that promotes community safeguards across a range of areas such as material not suitable for broadcast, news and current affairs, Australian music, live hosted entertainment and the promotion of gambling during live sports.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Broadcasting Services Act 1992 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Commercial Radio Australia

Contact details

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