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  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2002 [2003]

    Track (What's this?)

    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 2001

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    Date
    06 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to ensure that persons who re-transmit content provided by National Indigenous TV Limited (NITV Ltd) for transmission by Imparja Television are exempt from the regulatory requirements of the Act; and
    Copyright Act 1968
    to amend the statutory licence copyright collection scheme to apply it to re-transmissions of NITV Ltd program material. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services (Safeguarding Local Content and Local Audience Needs) Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LEES, Meg 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to require the Australian Broadcasting Authority to impose licence conditions on commercial television licensees in metropolitan areas, obliging them to provide locally-produced news, current affairs and other programming. 

    Bill

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

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    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 Services Amendment (Digital Television and Datacasting) Bill 2000

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    Date
    10 May 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2012

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    Date
    24 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to provide earlier access, in particular circumstances, to the digital commercial satellite television service known as the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) by: enabling VAST licensees to provide their digital commercial satellite television services to specified external territories; enabling third party digital retransmission services to be taken into account for administering the conditional access scheme for VAST services; requiring licensees in certain licence areas to nominate multiple places against which their time based broadcasting obligations will be assessed; and enabling the minister to vary the date for digital switchover in a licence area or when that area becomes a digital only local market area. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Improved Access to Television Services) Bill 2012

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    Date
    30 May 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    in relation to the provision of captioning services by commercial, national and subscription television broadcasters by: introducing and increasing captioning targets; requiring the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to develop a captioning standard to determine the quality of captioning services; requiring broadcasters to transmit emergency warnings in the form of text and speech, and captioned where possible; introducing compliance reporting and record keeping requirements; providing for a statutory review by the ACMA; and making compliance with the captioning requirements a licensing condition. 

    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 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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