Technical Information from Communications Alliance

Communications Alliance was formed to provide a unified voice for the Australian communications industry and to lead it into the next generation of converging networks, technologies and services.

You can access technical information and technical standards from the Communications Alliance (formerly ACIF) website

AS/ACIF S009:2006 Installation requirements for customer cabling (Wiring Rules)

AS/ACIF S009:2006 specifies the rules cablers must follow for the installation and maintenance of fixed or concealed cabling that is connected to the telecommunications network. It does not cover cable installations in the carriers' networks. It is an updated version of the 2001 edition.

Click here to view the Wiring Rules

The NBN End-User Premises Handbook describes:

  • the main components of an NBN End-User Premises and the key details surrounding each component.
  • the installation practices and guidelines for the installation and operation of the NBN at customers’ homes, businesses and other service sites.
  • key information and issues relating to End-User Premises, intended to provide a common reference point for further discussions among the communications industry, construction industry, NBN infrastructure providers, government and regulators.

This edition incorporates a correction amendment dated August 2010.

Click here to view the NBN End-User Premises Handbook