The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is responsible for the operation of the Do Not Call Register and for ensuring compliance with rules governing telemarketing activities. Solar industry-related telemarketing activity is one of the priority compliance areas identified by the ACMA for regulatory focus.
You are not allowed to make any unsolicited telemarketing calls to any number listed on the Register.
What can you do?
If you engage a call centre to generate leads for your business, there are some straightforward steps you should follow to avoid calling registered numbers. These include:
Just one call to a registered number could result in a penalty. Remember, it's not just the call centre that can be held liable for telemarketing calls made to people on the register, but also the business who engaged them.
For more information visit the Do Not Call Register website.