About this inquiry

The bill proposes to amend the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to repeal the ’75 per cent audience reach rule’ and the ‘2 out of 3 rule cross-media control rule’. The bill would also amend and introduce some additional local programming obligations for regional commercial television broadcasting licensees, where, as a result of a change in control, their licences become part of a group of commercial television licences whose combined licence area populations exceed 75 per cent of the Australian population.



Past Public Hearings

29 Apr 2016: Melbourne, VIC
31 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled

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1Name Withheld (PDF 43 KB) 
2Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance (PDF 193 KB) 
3Foxtel (PDF 259 KB) 
4Southern Cross Austereo (PDF 1313 KB) 
5Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (PDF 290 KB) 
6News Corp Australia (PDF 442 KB) 
7Institute of Public Affairs (PDF 349 KB) 
8Prime Media Group (PDF 419 KB) 
9NSW Farmers' Association (PDF 315 KB) 
10WIN Network (PDF 2508 KB) 
11Fairfax Media Limited (PDF 157 KB) 
12Professor Matthew Ricketson (PDF 126 KB)  Attachment 1 (PDF 1491 KB) 
13Public Interest Journalism Foundation (PDF 89 KB) 
14Seven West Media (PDF 2748 KB) 
15Ten Network (PDF 637 KB) 
16Nine Entertainment Co. (PDF 1241 KB) 
17Dr Derek Wilding (PDF 687 KB) 
18Special Broadcasting Service (PDF 265 KB) 
19DigEcon Research (PDF 147 KB) 
20Screen Producers Australia (PDF 512 KB) 

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