- Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
- Originating house
- Parliament no
- Introduced with the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2006, the bill amends the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to: remove media-specific restrictions on foreign ownership and control; permit cross-media mergers in radio licence areas where sufficient diversity of media groups remains following the merger; require media outlets to disclose cross-media relationships when reporting on cross-held entities; and require minimum levels of local content by commercial television and radio licensees in regional markets.
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