Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the Government has delivered the biggest reform to Australian media laws in nearly three decades.
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.
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.
The Government has appointed Justin Milne as the Chairman and a non-executive director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) board.
The Turnbull government has approved changes to Australia’s media ownership laws, a move that could trigger a major round of mergers and acquisitions.
Legislation that would allow more advertising on SBS has been introduced into federal Parliament.