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National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Amends the: Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 and Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991 to establish a merit-based appointment process for ABC and SBS non-executive directors for their respective boards; and Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 to re-establish the position of staff-elected director to the ABC Board.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Second reading moved 29/10/09  
Introduced and read a first time 29/10/09  
Second reading debate 01/12/09  
Second reading debate 03/02/10  
Second reading debate 04/02/10  
Third reading agreed to 04/02/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/02/10  
Second reading moved 04/02/10  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
SMITH, Tony, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes