The Australian Communications Media Authority, subject to examination or equivalent acceptable qualifications, issue licences as set out in the current amateur License Information Paper. Each grade of licence allows specific privileges for use of the electronic spectrum regarding frequencies and power limitations.
There are no minimum age requirements.
The latest qualifications and conditions can be found at www.amca.gov.au
The badge is a gold diamond with a green band across the centre and is issued on the authorisation of the Branch Activity Leader.
A register is kept at Branch of their issue.