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Second Reading Speeches

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

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
LEES, Meg
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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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.