Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Restoring Shortwave Radio) Bill 2017

9 August 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-611-9

View the report as a single document - (PDF 296KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee membership (PDF 17KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 39KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Purpose of the bill
Scrutiny of bills committee
Structure of the report
ABC shortwave services
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Issues raised in evidence (PDF 109KB)

Cessation of international shortwave services
Cessation of the domestic shortwave services
Issues raised in relation to the bill
Committee view

Labor Senators' Additional Comments (PDF 25KB)
Senator Bridget McKenzie's Additional Comments (PDF 57KB)
Senator Nick Xenophon's Dissenting Report (PDF 32KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 14KB)

Answers to questions taken on notice

Appendix 2 - Public hearing (PDF 10KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526