Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Foreign Media Ownership, Community Radio and Other Measures) Bill 2017

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  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Foreign Media Ownership and Community Radio) Bill 2017
Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the: Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to: establish a Register of Foreign Ownership of Media Assets to be administered by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA); provide for new assessment criterion for the applications for, and renewals of, community radio broadcasting licences relating to material of local significance; and make consequential amendments; and Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 to enable the ACMA to delegate the power to issues certain notices.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 06 Dec 2017
Second reading moved 06 Dec 2017
Second reading debate 28 Jun 2018
Second reading agreed to 28 Jun 2018
Third reading agreed to 28 Jun 2018
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Aug 2018
Second reading moved 20 Aug 2018
Second reading debate 20 Aug 2018
Second reading agreed to 20 Aug 2018
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
20 Aug 2018
Third reading agreed to 20 Aug 2018
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate agreed to House amendments
21 Aug 2018
Finally passed both Houses 22 Aug 2018
Assent
  • Act no: 95
  • Year: 2018
31 Aug 2018

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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