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  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Collection of Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to ensure compliance by channel A datacasting transmitter licence holders with licence fee payment and record keeping obligations. Also makes a consequential amendment to the
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

    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 Services Amendment (Subscription Television Drama and Community Broadcasting Licences) Bill 2006

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    Date
    01 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: increase flexibility in the operation of the 10 per cent requirement for new spending on drama on subscription television; and allow the Australian Communications and Media Authority to approve the transfer of a community broadcasting licence to another person who represents the same community interest. 

    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. 3) 2002 [2003]

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    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: change the high-definition television (HDTV) quota from a weekly to an annual quota; clarify the requirements for program content to be counted towards the HDTV quota; allow advertising and promotional material to count towards the quota; and delay the commencement date for the statutory review of HDTV quota arrangements. 

    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

  • 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 Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001

    Track (What's this?)

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Multi-channelling) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill

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