What are the laws about political advertising? Are ads at election time true, and what can we do if they're not?
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These laws relate to the access, timing, identification and authorisation of political advertising, rather than the content or opinions expressed in each advertisement.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Australian Electoral Commission have responsibility for ensuring these laws are followed.
There is currently no legal requirement for the content of political advertisments to be factually correct.
If you are concerned about a poltical advertisement, you can contact the advertiser directly and/or your local member of Parliament.