Submission to the Do Not Call Register Statutory Review

by Josh Fear

In its submission to the Do Not Call Register Statutory Review, The Australia Institute argues that the current system of regulating unwanted telemarketing calls needs to be overhauled in recognition of the continued nuisance caused by telemarketing. The Do Not Call Register should be extended to cover all unsolicited telemarketing calls, including those that are currently “exempt”. An opt-in telemarketing register could then be set up for people who wish to receive telemarketing calls.

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