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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Dividend and Other Measures) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Amends the: Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and Radiocommunications Act 1992 to provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority with planning and enforcement powers for the implementation of the re-stack of digital television channels and the realisation of digital dividend spectrum; and Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005, Broadcasting Services Act 1992, Copyright Act 1968 and Radiocommunications Act 1992 in relation to: the operation of the digital television services provided by the satellite service licensed under section 38C of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992; and other digital television matters.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/02/11  
Second reading moved 24/02/11  
Second reading debate 23/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/03/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/03/11  
Second reading moved 25/03/11  
Second reading debate 10/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 10/05/11  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10/05/11  
Assent 26/05/11 Act no.: 36 of 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/03/2011): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Report due 21/3/2011; Report tabled 22/3/2011
  • Committee report (22/03/2011)
  • Committee report (25/03/2011): Correction to report
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )