Smart TVs and local content prominence
To support policy development, this report presents detailed evidence about local content prominence on smart TVs. This research has been conducted as part of an Australian Research Council project, and is independent of any industry funding.
Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme discussion paper
The Australian government is seeking views on the proposed Streaming Services Reporting and Investment Scheme. This discussion paper outlines the proposed design of the scheme, and seeks stakeholder comments on its key components, including definitions, structure and scope.
Australian Television Drama Index, 1999-2019
This paper examines changes in the production and commissioning of Australian television drama from 1999–2019, a period marked by notable changes in the business of television in Australia and globally.
Digital Media Research Centre submission to the Supporting Australian stories on our screens options paper
This submission to the Supporting Australian Stories on Our Screens options paper has been prepared by staff from the Digital Media Research Centre at the Queensland University of Technology.
Supporting Australian stories on our screens: options paper
In response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry, the government requested that Screen Australia and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) co-author this options paper considering how to best support Australian stories on our screens in a modern, multi-platform...
Australian content in SVOD catalogs: availability and discoverability - 2019 edition
This is the third in a series of annual reports into local content availability and discoverability on subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services in Australia. This year’s report is notable for the addition of Amazon Prime Video, which has a distinctive catalog structure that presents several research...
Economic and cultural value of Australian content on broadcast, radio and streaming services
This inquiry report outlines the current state and operation of the Australian television and music industry, including competition issues relating to the relative market power of producers and broadcasters for traditional, streaming and 'catch- up' viewing.
Australian content in SVOD catalogs: availability and discoverability - 2018 edition
This report examines the availability and discoverability of Australian film and television content on Netflix and Stan. It builds on findings from a 2017 pilot study, produced for the Department of Communications’ Australian Screen and Children’s Content Review.
Local content in regional Australia: 2017 report
Examines the availability and consumption of local content and local news in regional Australia.
Protecting local content in regional Australia
To bring our media ownership laws into the digital era, the Government has announced the most significant reforms to Australian media regulation in a generation. As part of the changes, the Government is introducing measures that will protect and enhance the amount of local television...
Social innovation, user-created content and the future of the ABC and SBS as public service media
In their submission to the ABC and SBS Review, currently in progress, Stuart Cunningham and Terry Flew argue that how national public broadcasters respond to changes in the media environment arising from digitisation, convergence and changing societal needs and expectations can be best understood as...