Second Reading Speeches

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Audio Description) Bill 2019

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Broadcasting Services Act 1992
to: require national broadcasters, commercial television broadcasting licensees and subscription television licensees to provide a minimum number of hours of television audio description per week; and provides for the Australian Communications and Media Authority to enforce and review the new requirement.