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Screen and broadcasting
Discussion paper

Media reform green paper: modernising television regulation in Australia

This discussion paper outlines the Australian government's next stage of proposed media reforms, to support the Australian media industry and to enhance the range and quality of services and content available nationally. Submissions to this paper are due by 23 May 2021.

More news is good news: the case against restricting broadcast journalism

In light of the issues presented by ACMA’s inquiry and the debate around news and the media more broadly, this report outlines the case against further regulation of broadcasting, as well as several recommendations on the way in which policy-makers can create a stronger news...
Discussion paper

Impartiality and commercial influence in broadcast news

Quality news is essential for effective participation in democracy and civil society. Ongoing disruption to the media environment has raised concerns over the integrity of news in both online and traditional news sources. This paper flags issues of impartiality and commercial influence as key areas...

Review of Australian Broadcasting Services in the Asia Pacific

The objective of this review is to assess the reach of Australia’s media in the Asia Pacific region, including examining whether shortwave radio technology should be used.

Renewing creative Australia: Labor's arts and cultural policy in detail

This resource outlines the ALP's proposed arts and cultural policy for 2019 and beyond.

Measuring excellence in screen production research

This document seeks to make a contribution to the field through crystallising key positions and taking a stance in ongoing conversations that consider how we measure quality in creative practice research.

Screen production research reporting: an ASPERA scoping report

This report was commissioned by the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association (ASPERA) and conducted by its Research Sub-Committee, for the beneft of the ASPERA community in Australia and other screen/media education and research communities internationally. It provides an overview of current working environments...

Cultural funding by government, Australia, 2005-06

More than $5.4 billion was spent by the public sector in Australia on cultural activities in 2005-06.

Cultural funding by government, Australia, 2009-10

Total government funding for cultural activities was $6,658.1m in 2009-10. This was an increase of 2% on 2008-09 ($6,525.1m) which was in turn an increase of 7% on total cultural funding for 2007-08 ($6,081.2m).

Cultural funding by government, Australia, 2010-11

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported today that the total expenditure funded by government for cultural activities in 2010-11 was $6,650.2m.