Australian Radio Communications Industry Association (ARCIA)
ARCIA is the peak national industry body representing the two-way and associated wireless radio communications industry in Australia. ARCIA is a not-for-profit, incorporated association that seeks to promote issues such as the protection and better utilisation of the radio communications sections of the spectrum. It also works to increase the level of training and expertise of those who are employed in radio communications as well as promote increased public knowledge of the vital role that the radio communications industry plays in Australia’s way of life.
The Australian Radio Communications Industry Association is the proud host of a number of initiatives including nationwide Industry Dinner and Networking events along with the Annual Industry Gala Dinner, which gives industry professionals opportunities to network, publicly recognise industry excellence, and build and develop relations between communication authorities, industry companies and professionals in a relaxed environment.
The Australian Radio Communications Industry Association’s elected committee has also established an industry accreditation program that encourages best work practices and ensures a benchmark industry standard is recognised nationally. Accreditation that they envisage will be become a core requirement of all radio buyer quotation requests and tender documents.
Through implementing diverse, industry-specific initiatives, the Australian Radio Communications Industry Association seeks to raise the profile, importance and awareness of wireless communications in Australia.