Skip to main content

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Lights.Camera.Action: Implementation of Media Sector Law Reform in Australia

22 September 2017

The Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Broadcasting Reform) Bill 2017 (Cth) (BSA Bill), which will remove some of Australia's outdated media ownership laws, was passed by the Senate on 14 September 2017.  The BSA Bill has now returned to the House of Representatives, where it is expected to be passed in mid-October 2017.  We examine the key changes contained in the BSA Bill and the practical implications for Australia’s media sector.

Download PDF