About this inquiry

This bill would establish the legislation framework for a grant funding scheme, the Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund, to be administered by the Australia Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). ACMA would make a grant of financial assistance to the publisher of a newspaper, magazine or other periodical or a content service provider to assist regional and small publishers to transition, compete and innovate more successfully in a changing media environment.


Past Public Hearings

01 Feb 2018: TULLAMARINE, VIC

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled

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Communications Legislation Amendment (Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund) Bill 2017

On 7 December 2017, the Senate referred the Communications Legislation Amendment (Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund) Bill 2017 to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by ​12 February 2018​.

The closing date for submission is ​12 January 2018​.

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

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ec.sen@aph.gov.au

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