Second Reading Speeches

News Media (Self-regulation) Bill 2013

Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Parliament no

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Part of a package of six bills in relation to the media sector, the bill provides for: the Public Interest Media Advocate (PIMA) to declare a specified body corporate as a news media self-regulation body and specifies the conditions and requirements for making a declaration and when it takes effect; the PIMA to revoke a declaration, the conditions and requirements for a revocation and when it takes effect; and a review of the operation of the Act within three years of a declaration taking effect.

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