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Rhonda Jolly

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Bills digest: Broadcasting Services Amendment (Anti-siphoning) Bill 2012

This paper provides information on a proposed bill introducing new anti-siphoning measures for Australian broadcasting. Siphoning refers to the practice used by pay television broadcasters by which they appropriate, or ‘siphon off’ certain events that have been traditionally shown on free-to-air television so that viewers...
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Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio) Bill 2011

This Bill proposes to amend the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (the BSA) with the aim of easing the regulatory burden on regional commercial radio broadcasters. At the same time, the Bill intends that licensees will be required to continue to provide local content for regional...
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Media ownership and regulation: a chronology part 2 - 1972 to 1995: moguls, miscreants and new regulatory brooms

This chronology is the second of a series which traces the story of media ownership concentration and control in Australia since 1901. The chronology in general focusses on government policies and regulations that have responded to, or attempted to pre-empt, a trend towards concentration that...
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Media and communications resources and information: a quick guide

This guide provides a listing of online information for sources relevant to Australian media and communications legislation, standards, policy and industry advocacy.
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Media ownership and regulation: a chronology part one: from print to radio days and television nights

This chronology traces the story of media ownership concentration and control since 1901 and the government policies and regulations that have responded to, or attempted to pre-empt, the trend towards concentration that has occurred since the 1920s.