Victoria Rubensohn 
  Consumer Director Communications Compliance Ltd, ACCAN, Advertising Standards Bureau, 
  Principal at Omni Media

Victoria Rubensohn

Consumer Director Communications Compliance Ltd, ACCAN, Advertising Standards Bureau,

Principal at Omni Media

About

Consumer Representative

Victoria has had extensive experience, both as a Regulator and in other roles, in the legal, policy, compliance and operational aspects of media and communications regulation in Australia and overseas and has overseen the creation and operation of Codes of Practice and Statutory Codes in Broadcasting, Value Added Telecommunications, Mobile services, Telecommunications Consumer Protection and the Classification of films, computer/video games and publications. Victoria also has extensive experience of the Advertising Industry Codes of Practice.

Victoria also has lengthy professional experience of the management of government statutory agencies, policy and strategy development at industry and government levels, government interface, consumer affairs, organisational capacity building, governance and legal services, especially in the areas of Intellectual Property and Media/Communications Law.

Victoria is currently Consumer Director of Communications Compliance Ltd (overseeing the compliance of telecommunications entities with the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code), Independent Reviewer for the Advertising Standards Bureau and Principal of Omni Media (international communications consultancy specialising in regulatory policy and operations). From 2009 to 2015 she was Convener of the Classification Review Board.  Victoria has chaired federal government committees of policy review on Copyright Convergence and Digital Radio. From 1994 to 2009 she was Chair of the Telephone Information Services Standards Council regulating value added telecommunications services. She is a director of Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), Media Access Australia and the Communications Law Centre at UTS. She is former President of the Communications and Media Law Association and former Chair of the National Film and Sound Archive.

Victoria holds an MA in Government from Sydney University, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Human Rights degree from Sydney University.