Media

October 2017

Media reforms pass Senate after compromise with NXT and One Nation – October 2017

Filed under: Politics, Australian Politics, Media,

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the Government has delivered the biggest reform to Australian media laws in nearly three decades.

August 2017

Review of Australian children’s screen content announced – August 2017

Filed under: Politics, Australian Politics, Media,

The Federal Government has announced a review of Australian children’s screen content to develop policy settings to ensure Australian screen content continues to be available at home and overseas, regardless of platform.

May 2017

Government announces proposed media regulation reforms – May 2017

Filed under: Politics, Australian Politics, Media, Trade and industry,

The Turnbull Government has announced its long-awaited media industry reforms, saying they will improve the sustainability of Australia’s free-to-air broadcasting sector, support the creation of high quality Australian content and modernise broadcasting and content regulation.

April 2017

Communications Minister announces new ABC chairman – April 2017

Filed under: Politics, Media,

The Government has appointed Justin Milne as the Chairman and a non-executive director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) board.

February 2016

Cabinet agrees to media reforms – February 2016

Filed under: Australian Politics, Media,

The Turnbull government has approved changes to Australia’s media ownership laws, a move that could trigger a major round of mergers and acquisitions.

April 2015

Legislation to allow increased SBS advertising – April 2015

Filed under: Australian Politics, Media,

Legislation that would allow more advertising on SBS has been introduced into federal Parliament.