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  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Dividend and Other Measures) Bill 2011

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    Date
    24 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority with planning and enforcement powers for the implementation of the re-stack of digital television channels and the realisation of digital dividend spectrum; and
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    ,
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    ,
    Copyright Act 1968
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    in relation to: the operation of the digital television services provided by the satellite service licensed under section 38C of the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    ; and other digital television matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2007

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    Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    ,
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to implement a framework for digital radio broadcasting and transmission and provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with the powers necessary to support and manage the new framework. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2008

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    Date
    17 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to: extend the deadline for commercial broadcasters to commence digital radio services in the mainland state capital cities to 1 July 2009; remove the requirement for digital radio services to commence in Hobart by the extended deadline; and retain the option for community radio stations to take up shares in joint venture companies that own digital radio transmission infrastructure. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television Switch-over) Bill 2008

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    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: implement a staggered, region-by-region digital switch-over television timetable (to be completed by 31 December 2013); and specify the dates of two statutory reviews. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2006

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    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to reform the digital television and commercial television broadcasting regime, particularly in relation to: regulation of digital television; broadcasting of sports on the anti-siphoning list on new digital channels; commercial television licensing arrangements; allocation of channels for new digital services; the access regime for channel B datacasting transmitter licences and access undertakings; and industry codes and standards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2010

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    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Copyright Act 1968
    in relation to: licensing arrangements for satellite digital television broadcasting services; commercial digital television programming on satellite broadcasting services; conditions on satellite broadcasting service licensees; technical standards for digital transmission and domestic reception of satellite services; content obligations on commercial television broadcasting licensees; regulation of content broadcast on satellite services; conditional access arrangements for satellite services; and access to terrestrially-delivered commercial digital television services in regional and remote areas. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    25 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to delay the commencement date for high definition television programming obligations on commercial television broadcasting licensees and national broadcasters in mainland State capitals until 1 July 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2006

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    Date
    23 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide a framework for the conversion of commercial television broadcasting services in regional and remote areas of Western Australia from analogue to digital; and to allow commercial television broadcasting licensees in remote licence areas to multi-channel their digital services, where they elect jointly, or one elects individually, to provide a third digital-only commercial service; and exempt such licensees from any mandatory high definition television quotas that might be applied in remote licence areas. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001

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    Date
    05 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002

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    Date
    23 Oct 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide for new licensing arrangements for community television services;
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    in relation to licensing arrangements for community broadcasting; and
    Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
    to repeal the remaining provisions of the
    Broadcasting Act 1942
    dealing with political advertisements which the High Court held invalid. Also contains saving, application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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