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Second Reading Speeches

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Restoring Shortwave Radio) Bill 2017

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
to: require the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to maintain three domestic shortwave transmission services for the Northern Territory that were operating up until 31 January 2017; and maintain an international shortwave radio transmission service for Papua New Guinea and parts of the Pacific.