• Permitted calls during the Federal Election


    Members of parliament, political parties and electoral candidates are permitted to call you.



  • What is the Do Not Call Register?


    It is a free service where consumers can securely register their home, mobile or fax numbers for free to reduce unsolicited telemarketing calls.



  • How do I register my number?


    To register your number and opt out of receiving telemarketing calls you can complete an online registration or call 1300 792 958.



  • DNCR: A guide for your business


    To identify registered numbers, organisations are able to check—or ‘wash’—their calling lists against the register.



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Telemarketers and fax marketers have 30 days from the date you register to stop contacting you.

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Under the Do Not Call Register Act 2006, telemarketers and fax marketers must not contact numbers registered on the Do Not Call Register (with some exemptions ).

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consumer alerts

Consumer Alerts

For important updates on issues effecting the Do Not Call Register.

The ACMA is reminding consumers to raise their guard as the new financial year is a prime time for tax related scams.

We are warning consumers to be wary of calls offering compensation following a recent Do Not Call Register court case.

The Computer Virus scam is one of the biggest phone scams of recent times—both in Australia and globally.

media releases

Media Releases

For the latest Do Not Call Register news and updates.

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Finance company pays the penalty

ACMA takes Federal Court action for alleged contraventions of the Industry Standard.

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