Second Reading Speeches

National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
and
Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991
to establish a merit-based appointment process for ABC and SBS non-executive directors for their respective boards; and
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
to re-establish the position of staff-elected director to the ABC Board.