Public hearings - Canberra, Monday 18 March 2013

Inquiry into the package of media reform bills

Public hearings - Canberra, Monday 18 March 2013

Venue: Committee Room 2S3
Parliament House



11.50 am

Fairfax Media
Mr Greg Hywood, Chief Executive & Managing Director
Ms Gail Hambly, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

12.30 pm

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Mr Michael Millett, Director Corporate Affairs
Mr Rob Simpson, Director Legal
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS)
Mr Michael Ebeid, Managing Director

1.20 pm

SevenWest Media
Mr Kerry Stokes AC, Chairman
Mr Ryan Stokes, Director
Mr Tim Worner, Chief Executive Officer, Broadcast Television
Mr Bruce McWilliam, Commercial Director
Ms Bridget Fair, Group Chief - Corporate and Regulatory Affairs

2.00 pm


3.30 pm

News Limited
Mr Kim Williams AM, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Campbell Reid, Group Editorial Director
Mr Adam Suckling, Director - Policy, Corporate Affairs and Community Relations

4.10 pm

Network Ten
Mr Hamish McLennan, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Annabelle Herd, Head of Broadcast Policy

4.40 pm


6.00 pm

Nine Network
Mr Jeffrey Browne, Managing Director
Mr Scott Briggs, Director of Commercial and Regulatory Affairs

6.30 pm


8.00 pm

Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA)
Ms Petra Buchanan, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Simon Curtis, Policy and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Mr Richard Freudenstein, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Bruce Meagher, Director of Corporate Affairs

8.45 pm

Commercial Radio Australia
Witnesses tba

9.30 pm


For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818