Amateur Radio is a fun, technical hobby for all ages.

In Australia, amateur radio is administered by the Australian
Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

ACMA amateur radio information page

ACMA information on amateur operating procedures

Exams and the issue of new callsigns are managed by the Australian Maritime College

Training courses are offered by your local amateur radio club, or on line at the Radio and Electronic School

If you are in Perth, Ham College have been providing training since 2007.