Inquiry into the provisions of the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Anti-Siphoning) Bill
Information about the Inquiry
The Senate has referred the provisions of this bill
to the Committee for inquiry and report by 7 March 2004.
The purpose of the bill is to extend the automatic
delisting period for events on the anti-siphoning list so that events are
removed 12 weeks prior to their commencement.
The Committee invites written submissions from
interested individuals and organisations preferably in electronic form sent
by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The email must include full postal address and
Alternatively, submissions may be sent to The
Secretary, Senate Environment, Communications Information Technology and the
Arts Legislation Committee Parliament House, CANBERRA ACT 2600, or faxed to
02 6277 5818.
Submission must be received by no later than
Friday, 4 February 2005.
The terms of the bill and related explanatory material
are available via the link above and notes on preparing submissions are
available on the Committee's web site at:
or by contacting the Committee secretariat as follows:
phone: 02 6277 3526, fax: 02 6277 5818, or email:
Submissions become committee documents and are made
public only after a decision by the Committee. Persons making submissions
must not release them without the approval of the Committee. Submissions are
covered by parliamentary privilege but the unauthorised release of them is
Inquiries from hearing and speech impaired people should be directed to the Parliament House TTY number (02) 6277 7799. Adobe also provides tools for the blind and visually impaired to access PDF documents. These tools are available at: http://access.adobe.com/. If you require any special arrangements in order to enable you to participate in a committee inquiry, please contact the committee secretary.
For further information, contact:
Senate Standing Committees on Environment, Communications and the Arts
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600
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