Radiocommunications (Charges) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1)

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Radiocommunications (Charges) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1)
Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Determination under subsection 60 (1) of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005.
Dated 18th May 2012
Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member
Richard Lancelot
[signed]
Member/General Manager
 
Australian Communications and Media Authority
  
  
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Radiocommunications (Charges) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2012.
Note:       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au. 
3              Amendments to Radiocommunications (Charges) Determination 2007
Schedule 1 amends the Radiocommunications (Charges) Determination 2007.
Schedule 1        Amendments
                              (section 3)
[1]            Amendment of Determination – changing references to “ACMA” into “the ACMA”
The Radiocommunications (Charges) Determination 2007 is amended as follows:
(a)    by inserting “the” before “ACMA” (wherever occurring, except in subsection 4 (1), section 5, subsection 9 (1), paragraph 14 (1) (a), subparagraph 14 (1) (b) (ii), paragraph 14 (2) (a), subparagraph 14 (2) (b) (ii), subsection 14 (3) and Schedule 2); and
(b)   by inserting “the” before “ACMA’s” (except in Schedule 2).
[2]            Section 5
omit
“incurred by ACMA”
insert
“incurred by the ACMA”
[3]            Paragraph 9 (1) (b)
omit
“incurred by ACMA”
insert
“incurred by the ACMA”
[4]            Subsection 11 (10)
Omit the subsection, substitute:
(10)  The charge mentioned in Part 5 of Schedule 2 is payable by the applicant:
(a)         in the case of a charge mentioned in subitem 5.1(a) — when the application is lodged; and
(b)         in the case of an hourly rate of charge — on the issue to the applicant of an invoice for the charge.
[5]            After subsection 11 (18), including the note
insert
(19)  The charge mentioned in Part 13 of Schedule 2 is payable:
(a)         by the person for whom the service or matter is provided; and
(b)         before the service or matter is provided.
[6]            Section 13, Table 2, item 1
omit
$41.00
insert
$49.00
[7]            Section 13, Table 2, item 3
omit
$23.00
insert
$28.00
[8]            Section 13, Table 2, item 4
omit
$123.00
insert
$148.00
[9]            Section 13, Table 2, item 5
omit
$82.00
insert
$99.00
[10]          Paragraph 14 (2) (a)
omit
“ACMA incurs”
insert
“the ACMA incurs”
[11]          Subsection 14 (3)
Omit the subsection, substitute:
(3)     This section does not apply in relation to a service or matter provided by the ACMA on a commercial basis as part of the ACMA’s additional functions under section 11 of the ACMA Act.
[12]          Section 15, Table 3, item 1
omit
$123.00
insert
$148.00
[13]          Section 15, Table 3, item 2
omit
$23.00
insert
$28.00
[14]          Section 16, Table 4, item 1
omit
$82.00
insert
$99.00
[15]          Section 16, Table 4, item 2
omit
$23.00
insert
                $28.00
[16]          Paragraphs 17 (2) (a), (b) and (c)
omit
$3.00
insert
                $4.00
[17]          Schedule 1
Omit the Schedule, substitute:
Schedule 1        Hourly rates and minimum charge
(section 7)
  
Column 1
Item
Column 2
Name of charge
Column 3
Charge

1
Hourly rate
For each person providing a service or matter to which the rate applies:
   (a)  for a total period less than 1 hour — the greater of:
         (i)   $99.00; and
        (ii)   the proportion of $197.00 equal to the proportion of an hour for which charge is to be made, rounded in accordance with section 22; and
  (b)  for each completed hour — $197; and
   (c)  for a part of an hour after a completed hour — the proportion of $197.00 equal to the proportion of an hour for which charge is to be made, rounded in accordance with section 22

2
Special hourly rate A
For each person providing a service or matter to which the rate applies:
   (a)  for a total period less than 1 hour — the greater of:
         (i)   $145.00; and
        (ii)   the proportion of $289.00 equal to the proportion of an hour for which charge is to be made, rounded in accordance with section 22; and
  (b)  for each completed hour — $289.00; and
   (c)  for a part of an hour after a completed hour — the proportion of $289.00 equal to the proportion of an hour for which charge is to be made, rounded in accordance with section 22

3
Special hourly rate B
For each person providing a service or matter to which the rate applies:
   (a)  for a total period less than 1 hour — the greater of:
         (i)   $135.00; and
        (ii)   the proportion of $270.00 equal to the proportion of an hour for which charge is to be made, rounded in accordance with section 22; and
  (b)  for each completed hour — $270.00; and
   (c)  for a part of an hour after a completed hour — the proportion of $270.00 equal to the proportion of an hour for which charge is to be made, rounded in accordance with section 22

4
Minimum charge for service mentioned in section 18, 19 or 20
$4.00

 
[18]          Schedule 2
Omit the Schedule, substitute:
Schedule 2        Charges
(sections 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21)
Part 1          Testing of devices for manufacturers or importers under paragraph 182 (4) (b) of the Radiocommunications Act, or otherwise providing services for the testing of devices upon request
 
Column 1
Item
Column 2
Test
Column 3
Charge

1.1
Radiocommunications (Low Interference Potential Devices) Class Licence 2000
 

1.1.1
Test, partial test or retest a radiocommunications device for compliance with a class licence issued under section 132 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992
$1 156.00

1.2
AS/NZS 4268
Radiocommunications (Short Range Devices) Standard 2004
 

1.2.1
Test, partial test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4268
$3 728.00

1.2.2
Test, partial test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4268 (NATA Open Air Test not required)
$2 081.00

1.3
AS/NZS 4280
Radiocommunications (406 MHz Satellite Distress Beacons) Standard 2005
 

1.3.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4280
$6 503.00

1.4
AS/NZS 4281
Radiocommunications Standard (Cordless Telephone) No. 1 of 1997
 

1.4.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4281 (other than a retest mentioned in item 1.4.2 or 1.4.3)
$3 945.00

1.4.2
Retest of a base station or a mobile station for compliance with AS/NZS 4281
$3 049.00

1.4.3
Retest of the transmitter modulation of a base station or a mobile station for compliance with AS/NZS 4281
$1 445.00

1.5
AS/NZS 4295
Radiocommunications (Analogue Speech (Angle Modulated) Equipment) Standard 2005
 

1.5.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4295 (other than a partial test or a retest mentioned in item 1.5.2, 1.5.3 or 1.5.4):
 

 
   (a)  for concurrent testing of all of the bandwidths and frequencies of a device that incorporates dual bandwidth capability 
The sum of:
   (a)  $5 433.00 for the first frequency tested; and
  (b)  $3 237.00 for each additional frequency tested

 
  (b)  in any other case
The sum of:
   (a)  $3 613.00 for the first frequency tested; and
  (b)  $2 168.00 for each additional frequency tested

1.5.2
Partial test for compliance with AS/NZS 4295
$2 168.00

1.5.3
Retest of 1 aspect of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4295
$838.00

1.5.4
Test of data equipment for compliance with the technical aspects only of AS/NZS 4295
Spectrum impact assessment of data equipment
$2 746.00

1.6
AS/NZS 4355
Radiocommunications Standard (HF CB and Handphone Radio Transmitters) No. 1 of 1996
 

1.6.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4355 (other than a test or retest mentioned in item 1.6.2, 1.6.3 or 1.6.4)
$3 295.00

1.6.2
Test or retest of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4355 (other than a retest mentioned in item 1.6.3)
$2 967.00

1.6.3
Retest of 1 aspect of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4355
$838.00

1.6.4
Test or retest of a receiver for compliance with AS/NZS 4355
$660.00

1.7
AS/NZS 4365
Radiocommunications (UHF CB Radio Equipment) Standard 2004
 

1.7.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4365 (other than a partial test or a retest mentioned in item 1.7.2, 1.7.3 or 1.7.4)
$2 933.00

1.7.2
Test or retest of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4365 (other than a retest mentioned in item 1.7.3)
$2 876.00

1.7.3
Retest of 1 aspect of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4365
$838.00

1.7.4
Test or retest of a receiver for compliance with AS/NZS 4365
$660.00

1.8
AS 4367
Radiocommunications Standard (Radiocommunications Devices Used in the Inshore Boating Radio Services Band) No. 1 of 1996
 

1.8.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS 4367 (other than a test or retest mentioned in item 1.8.2, 1.8.3 or 1.8.4)
$3 902.00

1.8.2
Test or retest of a transmitter for compliance with AS 4367 (other than a retest mentioned in item 1.8.4)
$3 319.00

1.8.3
Test or retest of a receiver for compliance with AS 4367
$2 538.00

1.8.4
Test or retest of 1 aspect of a transmitter for compliance with AS 4367
$838.00

1.9
AS/NZS 4415.1
Radiocommunications (VHF Radiotelephone Equipment — Maritime Mobile Service) Standard 2004
 

1.9.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.1
$5 058.00

1.9.2
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.1 — no duplex
$4 682.00

1.9.3
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.1 — transmitter only
$3 699.00

1.9.4
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.1 — receiver only — no duplex
$3 150.00

1.9.5
Retest of 1 aspect of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.1
$838.00

1.10
AS/NZS 4415.2
Radiocommunications (VHF Radiotelephone Equipment — Maritime Mobile Service) Standard 2004
 

1.10.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.2
$5 448.00

1.10.2
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.2 — no duplex
$5 159.00

1.10.3
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.2 — transmitter only
$3 815.00

1.10.4
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.2 — receiver only — no duplex
$3 627.00

1.10.5
Retest of 1 aspect of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4415.2
$838.00

1.11
AS/NZS 4582
Radiocommunications (MF and HF Radiotelephone Equipment — International Maritime Mobile Service) Standard 2002
 

1.11.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4582 (other than a partial test or retest mentioned in item 1.11.2, 1.11.3 or 1.11.4)
$10 144.00

1.11.2
Test or retest of a transmitter only for compliance with AS/NZS 4582
$7 225.00

1.11.3
Test or retest of a receiver only for compliance with AS/NZS 4582
$6 647.00

1.11.4
Test or retest of 1 aspect only of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4582
$838.00

1.12
AS/NZS 4583
Radiocommunications (118MHz to 137MHz Amplitude Modulated Equipment — Aeronautical Radio Service) Standard 2002
 

1.12.1
Test or retest a base unit for compliance with AS/NZS 4583
$4 436.00

1.12.2
Test or retest a hand held receiver for compliance with AS/NZS 4583
$3 699.00

1.12.3
Test or retest a transmitter only in a base unit or hand held receiver for compliance with AS/NZS 4583
$2 861.00

1.12.4
Test or retest a receiver only in a hand held receiver for compliance with AS/NZS 4583
$2 601.00

1.12.5
Test or retest a receiver only in a base unit for compliance with AS/NZS 4583
$3 338.00

1.12.6
Test or retest of 1 aspect only of a transmitter only in a base unit for compliance with AS/NZS 4583
$838.00

1.13
AS/NZS 4769.1
Radiocommunications (Paging Service Equipment) Standard 2002
 

1.13.1
Test or retest of a pocket pager for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.1 where a NATA open air test is required
$3 092.00

1.13.2
Test or retest of a pocket pager for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.1 where a NATA open air test is not required
$1 156.00

1.13.3
Additional cost of a test or retest if a base unit is analogue FM capable and consequently AS 4295 applies
$809.00

1.13.4
Test or retest of a paging base with an external antenna socket for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.1
$2 543.00

1.13.5
Additional cost of a test or retest if a base unit is analogue FM capable and consequently AS 4295 applies
$809.00

1.13.6
Test or retest of a paging base with an external antenna socket and 1 or 2 pocket pagers for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.1
$3 930.00

1.13.7
Additional cost of a test or retest if a base unit is analogue FM capable and consequently AS 4295 applies
$809.00

1.13.8
Test or retest of a paging base with an integral antenna socket for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.1
$3 844.00

1.13.9
Additional cost of a test or retest if a base unit is analogue FM capable and consequently AS 4295 applies
$809.00

1.13.10
Test or retest of a paging base with an integral antenna socket and 1 or 2 pocket pagers for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.1
$3 844.00

1.13.11
Additional cost of a test or retest if a base unit is analogue FM capable and consequently AS 4295 applies
$809.00

1.13.12
Test or retest of 1 aspect only of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.1
$838.00

1.14
AS/NZS 4769.2
Radiocommunications (Paging Service Equipment) Standard 2002
 

1.14.1
Test or retest of a pocket pager for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.2 where a NATA open air test is required
$3 092.00

1.14.2
Test or retest of a pocket pager for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.2 where a NATA open air test is not required
$1 156.00

1.14.3
Test or retest of a paging base with an external antenna socket for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.2
$2 601.00

1.14.4
Test or retest of a paging base with an external antenna socket and 1 or 2 pocket pagers for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.2
$3 988.00

1.14.5
Test or retest of a paging base with an integral antenna, requiring field strength measurement, for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.2
$3 902.00

1.14.6
Test or retest of a paging base with an integral antenna, requiring field strength measurement, and 1 or 2 pocket pagers for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.2
$3 902.00

1.14.7
Test or retest of 1 aspect only of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4769.2
$838.00

1.15
AS/NZS 4770
Radiocommunications (MF and HF Radiotelephone Equipment — Land Mobile Service) Standard 2003
 

1.15.1
Test or retest for compliance with AS/NZS 4770 (other than a partial test mentioned in item 1.15.2, 1.15.3 or 1.15.4)
$8 352.00

1.15.2
Test or retest test of a transmitter only for compliance with AS/NZS 4770
$6 069.00

1.15.3
Test or retest of a receiver only for compliance with AS/NZS 4770
$5 404.00

1.15.4
Test or retest of 1 aspect only of a transmitter for compliance with AS/NZS 4770
$838.00

1.16
Issuing a certificate where testing not conducted
 

1.16.1
Issuing a compliance certificate, or considering the issue of the certificate without proceeding to issue it, if the ACMA has not conducted testing of a sample of the devices included in the class of devices to which the certificate applies
$145.00

1.17
Test for compliance with a standard or other technical specification
 

1.17.1
Test for compliance with a standard or other technical specification not mentioned in items 1.1 to 1.16
Special hourly rate A

Part 2          Assessment and advice on compliance with standards and other technical specifications
 
Column 1
Item
Column 2
Service
Column 3
Charge

2.1
If the ACMA has not conducted testing of a device:
   (a)  advising on compliance of the device with a standard or other technical specification for devices; or
  (b)  the assessment of an application for a compliance certificate
Special hourly rate B

Part 3          Documents
 
Column 1
Item
Column 2
Service
Column 3
Charge

3.1
Issuing a duplicate instrument of any kind or, where such duplicate instrument cannot be issued, a letter of confirmation
$55.00 (including GST)

3.2
Issuing a copy of a licence that includes changes to particulars of the licensee
$55.00 (including GST)

3.3
Issuing a permit for a non‑standard transmitter under section 167 of the Radiocommunications Act (unless the permit is issued as part of a compliance testing failure), or considering the issue of the permit without proceeding to issue it
$217.00

3.4
Issuing a written permission to a person under section 174 of the Radiocommunications Act to supply non‑standard devices, or considering the issue of the permission without proceeding to issue it’
$217.00

Part 4          Examinations
 
Column 1
Item
Column 2
Examination
Column 3
Charge

4.1
Examination, or reassessing a result in an examination, for the Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Advanced)
$345.00

4.2
Examination, or reassessing a result in an examination, for the Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Standard)
$345.00

4.3
Examination, or reassessing a result in an examination, for the Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Foundation)
$230.00

4.4
Examination conducted by the ACMA or, reassessing a result of an examination, for a Marine Radio Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency
$296.00

4.5
Examination conducted by the ACMA or, reassessing a result of an examination, for a as a Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency
$197.00

4.6
Examination conducted by a person other than the ACMA for a Marine Satellite Communications Certificate of Endorsement
$197.00
 
 

4.7
Part only of an examination, or reassessing the results of part only of an examination, for the Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Advanced):
 

   (a)  regulations
  (b)  theory
   (c)  practical
$115.00
$115.00
$115.00

4.8
Part only of an examination, or reassessing the results of part only of an examination, for the Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Standard):
 

 
   (a)  regulations
  (b)  theory
   (c)  practical
$115.00
$115.00
$115.00

4.9
Part only of an examination, or reassessing the results of part only of an examination, for the Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Foundation):
 

 
   (a)  theory / regulations
  (b)  practical
$115.00
$115.00

Part 5          Satellite filing, coordination and notification
 
Column 1
Item
Column 2
Service
Column 3
Charge

5.1
Assessing an application to the ACMA to file a satellite system with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), consisting of work done during the period commencing upon receipt by the ACMA of an application to file a satellite system with the ITU and ending when the ACMA or a relevant officer of the ACMA makes a decision on whether or not to accept the application:
 

 
(a)    application – Australia has not previously filed a satellite system with the ITU for the applicant;
$35 070.00

 
(b)   application – Australia has previously filed a satellite system with the ITU for the applicant
Hourly rate

5.2
Support work in relation to a proposed or existing Australian satellite system (excluding any work done in relation to item 5.1)
Hourly rate

Part 6          Administrative charge for first issue of assigned licence
 
Column 1
Item
Column 2
Service
Column 3
Charge

6.1
Issuing an aeronautical licence for the operation of an aeronautical assigned system station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment for the purpose of transmission
$345.00

6.2
Considering the issue of an aircraft licence for the operation of an aircraft assigned station, and issuing it (if applicable)
$148.00

6.3
Issuing a broadcasting licence for the operation of a narrowband area service transmitter, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission:
 

 
   (a)  if the frequency operates in the band 70–960 MHz
$591.00

 
  (b)  if the frequency operates outside the band 70‑960 MHz
Hourly rate

6.4
Issuing an earth licence for the operation of a mobile earth station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
Hourly rate

6.5
Issuing an earth licence for the operation of a fixed earth station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
Hourly rate

6.6
Issuing a fixed licence for the operation of a point to multipoint station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it, other than a fixed licence mentioned in item 6.7 or 6.8 — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$591.00

6.7
Issuing a fixed licence for the operation of a point to multipoint station for a wireless access service, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it, other than:
   (a)  a fixed licence mentioned in item 6.6 or 6.8; or
  (b)  a licence allocated by a price‑based allocation process, in accordance with the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licences — Auction) Determination 2006;
 — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
Hourly rate

6.8
Issuing a fixed licence for the operation of an unlimited number of point to multipoint stations, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission by a point to multipoint station
$591.00

6.9
Issuing a fixed licence for the operation of a point to point station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$493.00

6.10
Issuing a fixed licence for the operation of a 900 MHz studio to transmitter link station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$493.00

6.11
Considering the issue of a fixed licence for the operation of a pair of point to point (self‑coordinated) stations, and issuing it (if applicable)
$148.00

6.12
Considering the issue of a fixed licence for the operation of a pair of point to point stations within the frequency range greater than 5.725 GHz and less than or equal to 5.825 GHz, and issuing it (if applicable)
$148.00

6.13
Issuing a fixed licence that authorises the holder of the licence to operate a television outside broadcast station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$296.00

6.14
Considering the issue of a fixed licence for the operation of a television outside broadcast system, and issuing it (if applicable)
$296.00

6.15
Issuing a land mobile licence for the operation of a land mobile system service, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission:
 
 

 
   (a)  if the frequency is no more than 30 MHz:
         (i)   less than 45 minutes
        (ii)   45 minutes or more
  (b)  if the frequency is more than 30 MHz
 
$148.00
$591.00
$591.00

6.16
Issuing a land mobile licence for the operation of a repeater station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of the automatic retransmission of radio signals from a CB station
$345.00

6.17
Issuing a land mobile licence for the operation of an ambulatory station or an ambulatory system, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission:
 

 
   (a)  if:
         (i)   the licence is for the operation of an ambulatory station; and
        (ii)   in considering the issue of the licence, the ACMA does not perform coordination procedures to minimise interference
$148.00

 
  (b)  in any other case
$493.00

6.18
Issuing a land mobile licence for the operation of a paging system, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission:
 

 
   (a)  if the paging system operates:
         (i)   at a power level of no more than 1 watt; or
        (ii)   in an interior paging application
$296.00

 
  (b)  in any other case
$345.00

6.19
Issuing a land mobile licence for the operation of a PABX cordless telephone service, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$246.00

6.20
Considering the issue of a maritime coast licence for the operation of a major coast A station on an assigned basis, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.21
Issuing a maritime coast licence for the operation of a limited coast assigned system, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$345.00

6.22
Considering the issue of a maritime coast licence for the operation of a major coast B station on an assigned basis, and issuing the licence (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.23
Considering the issue of a maritime ship licence for the operation of a ship station class B assigned, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.24
Considering the issue of a maritime ship licence for the operation of a ship station class C assigned, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.25
Considering the issue of an outpost licence for the operation of an outpost assigned station, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.26
Issuing a radiocommunications determination licence, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$345.00

6.27
Issuing a scientific licence for the operation of a scientific assigned station, or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
Hourly rate

6.28
Considering the issue of a space licence, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.29
Considering the issue of a space receive licence, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.30
Considering the issue of a major coast receive licence, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.31
Considering the issue of an earth receive licence, and issuing it (if applicable)
Hourly rate

6.32
Considering the issue of a fixed receive licence, and issuing it (if applicable) — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment
Hourly rate

6.33
Issuing a provisional international broadcasting certificate under sections 131AE to 131AG of the Radiocommunications Act, or considering the issue of the certificate without proceeding to issue it
$148.00

6.34
Considering the issue of a licence, and issuing it (if applicable), if:
   (a)  the application is one of a group of 2 or more applications all of which relate to:
         (i)   an event that happens for a period of not more than 2 weeks; or
        (ii)   military or other defence manoeuvres, involving simulated wartime operations carried out to train and evaluate personnel, that happen for a period of not more than 3 months; and
Hourly rate for each application group 

 
  (b)  all applications in the group are made at the same time; and
   (c)  all applications in the group are to be dealt with using an abridged frequency coordination procedure; and
 

 
  (d)  associated licences are to be issued on the basis that the use of the licences:
         (i)   is not to cause interference; and
        (ii)   will not be afforded protection from interference caused by other services
 

6.35
Considering an application for a transmitter licence for a high power open narrowcasting service to be allocated using a price‑based allocation system under the Radiocommunications (Issue of Broadcasting (Narrowcasting) Transmitter Licences) Determination No. 1 of 1996, and issuing it (if applicable)
$825.00

6.36
Considering an application for a transmitter licence for a low power open narrowcasting service to be allocated using a price‑based allocation system under the Radiocommunications (Issue of Broadcasting (Narrowcasting) Transmitter Licences) Determination No. 1 of 1996, and issuing it (if applicable)
$394.00

Part 7          Administrative charge for issue or renewal of non assigned licence
 
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7.1
Issuing or renewing an amateur licence to a person to whom an Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Advanced) has been granted or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$28.00

7.2
Issuing or renewing an amateur licence to a person to whom an Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Standard) has been granted or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$28.00

7.3
Issuing or renewing an amateur licence to a person to whom an Amateur Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Foundation) has been granted or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$28.00

7.4
Issuing or renewing a fixed licence for the operation of a television outside broadcast network, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$23.00

7.5
Issuing or renewing a maritime coast licence for the operation of a limited coast non assigned station, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$14.00

7.6
Issuing or renewing a maritime coast licence for the operation of a limited coast marine rescue station on a non assigned basis, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$14.00

7.7
Issuing or renewing an outpost licence for the operation of an outpost non assigned station, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$7.00

7.8
Issuing or renewing a scientific licence for the operation of a scientific non assigned station, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$14.00

7.9
Issuing or renewing a maritime ship licence for the operation of a ship station class B non assigned, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$18.00

7.10
Issuing or renewing a maritime ship licence for the operation of a ship station class C non assigned, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$16.00

7.11
Issuing or renewing a fixed licence for the operation of a sound outside broadcast station, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$14.00

7.12
Issuing or renewing a fixed licence for the operation of a temporary fixed link station, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$14.00

7.13
Issuing or renewing an amateur licence for the operation of an amateur beacon station, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$28.00

7.14
Issuing or renewing an amateur licence for the operation of an amateur repeater station, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
$28.00

Part 8          Administrative charge for renewal of assigned licence
 
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8.1
Renewing a licence that has been issued on an assigned basis, or considering the renewal of the licence without proceeding to renew it, if:
   (a)  the application for renewal; and
  (b)  payment of the charge; and
   (c)  payment of the tax imposed on the issue of the licence under a Tax Act;
are received within 60 days after the expiry date of the old licence:
  (d)  in the case of a receive only licence — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of reception; and
   (e)  in the case of a broadcast licence for the operation of a broadcast service station ¾ for each licence; and
   (f)  in the case of a fixed licence for the operation of a pair of point to point (self‑coordinated) stations ¾ for each licence; and
   (g)  in the case of a fixed licence for the operation of a pair of point to point stations within the frequency range greater than 5.725 GHz and less than or equal to 5.825 GHz ¾ for each licence; and
  (h)  in any other case — for each frequency assigned, or requested for assignment, for the purpose of transmission
$4.00

Part 9          General services
 
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9.1
Provision of radiofrequency assignment and licensing services, including the issuing of licences, not otherwise specified in this Determination
Hourly rate

9.2
Provision of technical radiofrequency services, other than services provided under a contract, as part of the ACMA’s additional functions under section 11 of the ACMA Act
Hourly rate

9.3
Placing a field officer on standby to be available for call‑out to provide interference investigation services at a special event
$22.00 for each hour or part of an hour for each person providing the service (including GST)

9.4
Provision of services to trace the location of an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB)
Hourly rate (plus GST)

Part 10        Miscellaneous expenses
 
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10.1
Transfer of a licence, or considering the transfer of the licence without proceeding to transfer it:
 

 
   (a)  up to 4 transfers
$49.00 for each transfer

 
  (b)  more than 4 transfers
Hourly rate 

10.2
Establishment of a credit account, and maintenance of the account
$464.20 per year (including GST)

10.3
Considering the establishment of a credit account without proceeding to establish the account
$464.20 (including GST)

10.4
Assessing an application for an accreditation of a particular kind
$476.00

10.5
Provision of a list of the technical details of services within a specified frequency range:
 

 
   (a)  within a specified radius of a specified geographic location (also known as an Adjacent Services Listing); or
$108.90 (including GST)

 
  (b)  in a specified State or Territory (also known as a Frequency Scan Report)
$108.90 (including GST)

10.6
Issuing or renewing an authorisation for the Department of Defence or the Australian Defence Force to use the bands in the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan that are subject to Australian Footnote AUS1, AUS9, AUS11 or AUS28
Hourly rate

10.7
Recording the issue of a transmitter licence to a person to whom a related licence within the meaning of subsection 102 (1) of the Radiocommunications Act is transferred
Hourly rate

Part 11        Spectrum licences
 
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11.1
Processing an application to:
   (a)  register one or more devices, under an issued spectrum licence; or
  (b)  amend (excluding deletions) the registered details of one or more devices
Hourly rate

11.2
Checking compliance with any licence conditions, determinations under subsection 145 (4) of the Radiocommunications Act and advisory guidelines in relation to an application to register a device under an issued spectrum licence, or in respect of an application to amend the registered details of a device
Hourly rate

11.3
Issuing a new licence or issuing a reprint of a spectrum licence
[other than a new licence issued subsequent to an auction (or an allocation for a pre‑determined price) in respect of that licence]
$49.00

11.4
Investigating a complaint of interference with transmission or reception, where the person making the complaint, or the person responsible for the interference is wholly or mainly responsible for managing the interference
Hourly rate

11.5
Processing an application to vary the conditions of an issued spectrum licence
Hourly rate

11.6
Processing an application to register a new antenna
$49.00

11.7
Processing an application to register a new site
$49.00

Part 12        Administrative charge for issue or renewal of PTS licences
 
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12.1
Issuing or renewing a PTS licence for the operation of a land station in a PMTS class B, or considering the issue or renewal of the licence without proceeding to issue or renew it
Hourly rate

12.2
Issuing a PTS licence for the operation of a station in a PMTS Class C or considering the issue of the licence without proceeding to issue it.
Hourly rate

12.3
Renewing a PTS licence for the operation of a station in a PMTS Class C or considering the renewal of a licence without proceeding to renew it.
$4.00

 
Part 13        Data Services
 
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13.1
Issuing a copy of the Register of Radiocommunications Licences Database on CD-ROM in either comma-delimited .csv format or dBase-compatible .dbf format
$123.20 (including GST)

13.2
Provision of 12 month Register of Radiocommunications Licences Database Daily Update Subscription Service enabling a user of the Register of Radiocommunications Licences Database on CD-ROM to download files of changes to the data on the CD-ROM on a daily basis
$234.30 (including GST)

13.3
Provision of 12 months’ supply of:
(a)    the Register of Radiocommunications Licences Database CD-ROM (1 per month); and
(b)   the Register of Radiocommunications Licences Database Daily Update Subscription Service
$1 657.70 (including GST)

13.4
Issuing a copy of the Spectrum Licensing RadDEM and Datasets on CD-ROM
$123.20 (including GST)