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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Television and Radio Licence Fees) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts

Summary

Amends the Radio Licence Fees Act 1964 and Television Licence Fees Act 1964 to reduce the licence fees payable by commercial television broadcasting and commercial radio licensees by 25 per cent per annum; and the Radio Licence Fees Act 1964 to include a regulation making power to enable radio licence fee rebates.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15/09/16  
Second reading moved 15/09/16  
     

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