New chair appointed to the Australian Communications and Media Authority
18 September 2017
Turnbull Government has appointed Ms Nerida O’Loughlin as a full-time member
and Chair of the Australian
Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for a five-year term.
O’Loughlin brings to the role extensive policy and regulatory experience within
the communications and media sector with a strong record of leading change
management, most recently as Interim CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency.
O’Loughlin’s strong skills and experience will enable her to effectively lead
the ACMA to ensure it can respond effectively to the challenges of the future
Government thanks Richard Bean, who has been Deputy Chair since 2010
and has served as Acting Chair since February 2016. He has successfully
led the ACMA through a sustained period of change. The Government wishes Richard
the very best in his future endeavours.
Minister also thanks James Cameron who has agreed to continue to act as
Deputy Chair, pending permanent filling of that position.
ACMA is the national telecommunications, broadcasting, radiocommunications and
online content regulator. For more information about the ACMA visit: www.acma.gov.au.