Government Bodies & Related Organisations

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Advertising Standards Authority of SA (ASA)
Deals with complaints concerning advertising. Address your complaints to to ASA as well as to marketing managers of the product concerned.
Tel: 011 - 781 2006      
Fax: 011 - 781 2006
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Website:www.asasa.org.za

 

Broadcasting Complaints Commission
Deals with complaints regarding programmes broadcast on TV or radio. Also address your complaints to the station on which the programme appeared.
Tel: 011- 325 5755       
Fax: 011 - 325 5736 
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Website: www.bccsa.co.za

Film and Publications Board
For complaints regarding the classification of magazines, films and computer games, write to the Board and local newspapers. The Board falls under the jurisdiction of the Minister of Home Affairs.
Tel: 012- 661 0051
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Web: www.fpb.gov.za

Child Porn Alertline: 0800 148 148

 

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)
Responsible for updating the Broadcasters Code of Conduct and for issuing licences to radio and TV stations.

Tel: 011 - 566 3000
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Website: www.icasa.org.za


 

MNET & DSTV
Do not hesitate to send in your complaints about programmes aired on MNET and DSTV to them.
Tel: 011 -289 3000             
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Website: www.multichoice.co.za

National Gambling Board
Members of the public can make complaints to the Board if they know where illegal casinos or slot machines are operating as well as the effects of 'legal' casinos on communities.
Tel: 086 722 7713      
Fax: 086 618 5729
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Website: www.ngb.org.za

 

Parliamentary Monitoring Group
An information service & archive providing minutes on proceedings of parliamentary committees & documents handed out at meetings. 
Tel: 021 - 465 8885      
Fax: 021 - 465 8887 
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Visit: www.pmg.org.za

Press Ombudsman 
Investigates complaints about inaccurate, false or biased articles printed in the press.
Tel: 011 - 484 3612/8
Fax: 011 -484 3619
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Visit: www.presscouncil.org.za

 

SA Institute of Race Relations
A strategic research and information service covering demographics and all social, political and economic happenings in our country. Provides almost any fact that anyone would want to know about SA.
Tel: 011- 482 7221     
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Visit: www.sairr.org.za

SABC Board Chairman
Complain to the Chairman about anything offensive aired on SABC television.
Tel: 011 - 714 9111
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Visit: www.sabc.co.za

 

SA Law Reform Commission
Draws up discussion documents and bills and make them available to the public for discussion before they reach parliament and are debated and enacted. Keep an eye on their website for comment.
Tel: 012 - 622 6300
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Visit: www.justice.gov.za/salrc

Christian Action P.O.Box 23632 Claremont 7735 Cape Town South Africa info@christianaction.org.za - 021-689-4481 - www.christianaction.org.za
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