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Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio) Bill 2012


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Broadcasting Services Amendment (Regional Commercial Radio) Bill 2011



Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Amends the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to: exempt remote area, racing service licensees and licensees outside the Broadcasting Services Band from the minimum local content requirement; and amend provisions relating to certain changes in ownership and control of a licence known as a ‘trigger event’.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/11/11  
Second reading moved 24/11/11  
Second reading debate 21/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 21/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 21/03/12 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22/03/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 22/03/12  
Second reading moved 22/03/12  
Second reading debate 22/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 22/03/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 22/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 22/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/03/12  
Assent 15/04/12 Act no.: 34 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BL249 revised]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes