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Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Advocacy) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
MCKENZIE, Sen Bridget

Summary

Amends the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 to: amend the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) Charter in relation to the delivery of services to rural and regional Australia in each state and territory; impose certain requirements on the ABC and the ABC Board; and provide for the establishment, functions and membership of the Rural and Regional Advisory Council.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01/12/15  
Second reading moved 01/12/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/12/2015): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Report due 20/06/2016
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