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Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

Summary

Amends the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21/03/02  
Second reading moved 21/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 15/10/02  
Third reading agreed to 15/10/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/10/02  
Second reading moved 23/10/02  
Second reading debate 24/03/03  
Second reading debate 25/03/03  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/03  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/06/03 Amendment details: 18 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 25/06/03 Amendment details: 10 Government (1 as amended by Australian Greens), 11 Australian Progressive Alliance, 2 One Nation, 1 Australian Democrats and 3 Independent (Senator Harradine) agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 26/06/03 Amendment details: 1 Australian Progressive Alliance and 2 Australian Democrats (1 as amended by APA) agreed to
Third reading agreed to 26/06/03  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 26/06/03 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments nos 1-15, 17-19, 21, 22, 25-41, 44-48 and disagreed to amendments nos 16, 20, 23, 24, 42, 43
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 26/06/03 Details: Senate insisted on its amendments
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 26/06/03 Details: House insisted on disagreeing
Laid aside 26/06/03  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Revised Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Further Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government

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Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 3000]
CHERRY, John

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  • Australian Democrats [sheet 2987 revised 2]
CHERRY, John

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 3002]

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  • Australian Progressive Alliance [sheet QS220]
LEES, Meg

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  • Australian Progressive Alliance [sheet QP205]
LEES, Meg

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  • Australian Progressive Alliance [sheet PW201]
LEES, Meg

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  • Australian Progressive Alliance [sheet PB206]
LEES, Meg

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  • Government [sheet QS205]

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  • Independent [sheet 2994]

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  • Independent [sheet 2992]

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  • Independent [sheet 2985 revised]
HARRADINE, Brian

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  • Pauline Hanson's One Nation [sheet 3003]

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  • Pauline Hanson's One Nation [sheet QS207]

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  • Pauline Hanson's One Nation [sheet PW205 revised]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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