Broadcasting Services (Australian Content in Advertising) Standard 2018 Documentary guidelines Updated licence fee and production budget information for the Australian Content and Children’s Television Standards 2020 will be published on this page each November for the next year. Insects caught in amber by Australian Museum. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Business Affairs Executive at Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 105 and 216, 1992; No. (7)  In the case of each Advisory Council, the Board shall appoint one of the members of the Advisory Council to be the Chairperson of the Advisory Council and another of the members of the Advisory Council to be the Deputy Chairperson of the Advisory Council. required particulars has the meaning given by subsection (6). The front pages of Australian daily newspapers on Monday replicated a heavily redacted government document as part of a united campaign to challenge laws … The Federal Government's review of the 2006 reforms outlined significant concerns, finding that children from families with safety concerns were let down badly by the system, and of those, children in shared care came out the worst. Part IV—Powers and duties of the Corporation. 3, 1994; No 10, 2015. s. 29.................................... s. 30.................................... s. 31.................................... am. (a) the name of the entity (as included in the most recent return given in relation to the entity under Part XX of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, if a return has been given in relation to the entity under that Part); (b) the relevant town or city of the entity; (c) the name of the natural person responsible for giving effect to the authorisation, the broadcast is authorised by a disclosure entity who is a natural person, (b) the town or city in which the person lives, the broadcast is authorised by an entity that is not a disclosure entity or a natural person, (b) the relevant town or city of the entity, the broadcast is authorised by a natural person who is not a disclosure entity. The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. the Corporation shall be taken to raise money otherwise than by borrowing and the amount of money raised shall be taken to be the amount of the value of the credit provided. (5C)  The Prime Minister may recommend to the Governor‑General that a particular person be re‑appointed as Chairperson without Part IIIA being complied with. This is a compilation of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 14 March 2018 (the compilation date). 152, 1997; No. gumtreejobs.net is a jobs circular archive site. 29A Broadcasting facilities may be made available, 31AA Corporation or prescribed companies to be the only providers of Commonwealth-funded international broadcasting services, 31B Matters to be included in corporate plans, 31C Corporate plans to be given to Minister, 33 The Corporation is to achieve and maintain high standards as an employer, 70B Borrowings otherwise than from Commonwealth, 70C Guarantee of borrowings by Corporation, 78 Power of Minister to give directions to Corporation in the national interest, 79AA Report by ACMA on degradation of signal quality, 79A Broadcasting of political or controversial matter, 80 Matters to be included in annual report. 105, 1992 (as am. (1)  The Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Department may, by written instrument, appoint a member of the Nomination Panel to act as the Chair: (a)  during a vacancy in the office of Chair (whether or not an appointment has previously been made to the office); or. sound recording has the same meaning as in the Copyright Act 1968. 3, 1994; No. (10)  If the Board decides that the members of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Advisory Council should be remunerated, those members shall be paid by the Corporation such remuneration as is determined by the Remuneration Tribunal. Note:          Section 33B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 provides for participation in meetings by telephone etc. Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to the Corporation. PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: Landmark laws to protect two of the country's premium wine regions from urban sprawl passed through the South Australian Parliament this week. 49, 2006; No. (c)  include such other matters as are prescribed in the regulations made for the purposes of this Act. No. The Australian Government is the federal government of Australia, a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, and is the first level of government division.It is also referred to as the Commonwealth Government.Like many other Westminster-style systems of government, the Australian Government is made up of three branches: the executive (the prime minister, the ministers, and government … Part 2—Charters of the ABC and SBS etc. Publication of journals etc. No. (4)  The performance of the functions or the exercise of the powers of the Board is not affected by a vacancy in the office of Managing Director, of Chairperson or of staff‑elected Director, by reason that there is no Deputy Chairperson or by reason of the number of Directors referred to in paragraph (1)(c) falling below 4 for not longer than 6 months. (3)  The Board may grant the Managing Director leave of absence, other than recreation leave, on such terms and conditions as to remuneration or otherwise as the Board determines. (2)  A power delegated under this section, when exercised by the delegate, shall, for the purposes of this Act, the regulations or the rules, be deemed to have been exercised by the Managing Director. means the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Board referred to in section 7. means a service that delivers programs to persons having equipment appropriate for receiving that service, whether the delivery uses the radiofrequency spectrum, cable, optical fibre, satellite or any other means or a combination of those means, but does not include: (c)  a service, or a class of service, determined by the Minister under paragraph (c) of the definition of. (8)  A reference in this Act other than this section and section 9 to the Managing Director shall, if a person is acting as Managing Director, be construed as a reference to the person so acting. 112, 2012; No 62, 2014. s. 69.................................... s. 70.................................... s. 71.................................... s. 72.................................... s. 73.................................... am. (b)  in relation to all transactions in a particular class of transactions. cinematograph film has the same meaning as in the Copyright Act 1968. commencing day means the day fixed under subsection 2(2). 3, 1994; No. Example 2: Assume a person holds office as a Director referred to in paragraph (1)(c) for a period of 5 years and then holds office as Chairperson for a period of 3 years. And we want to help. No. (2)  The Chair may convene a meeting at any time. 3, 1994; No. (1)  The Corporation shall not broadcast advertisements on any of the Corporation’s broadcasting services. (1)  The Corporation shall develop and maintain an independent service for the broadcasting of news and information by the Corporation pursuant to this section. authorized business means a business or other activity related to or incidental to the performance of any of the functions of the Corporation. , in relation to money, includes interest on interest payable on that money. (b)  the procedure to be followed at or in relation to meetings of an Advisory Council or advisory committee, including matters with respect to: (i)  the convening of meetings of the Advisory Council or advisory committee; (ii)  the number of members of the Advisory Council or advisory committee who are to constitute a quorum; (iii)  the selection of a member of the Advisory Council or advisory committee to preside at meetings of the Advisory Council or advisory committee at which the Chairperson and the Deputy Chairperson of the Advisory Council or advisory committee are not present; and. routine operational transaction means a transaction that is carried out in the ordinary course of the day‑to‑day operations of the Corporation. The law requires Australian ISPs and ICHs to delete content from their servers (Web, Usenet, FTP, etc.) Chairperson means Chairperson of the Board. (3)  The Governor‑General shall appoint one of the non‑executive Directors to be the Deputy Chairperson of the Board. No. (b)  entering into an agreement or arrangement with: (B)  cinematograph films or sound recordings; or, (C)  public concerts or other public entertainments; or, (ii)  a bona fide publisher of any literary material, in relation to the sharing of any expense or risk associated with the production, distribution, sale or presentation of any such program, film, recording, concert, entertainment or literary material; or, (c)  providing, or entering into an agreement or arrangement with another person for providing, subscription television broadcasting services within the meaning of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992; or. (3)  A determination under subsection (2) shall be in writing. (b)  involve the use of digital technology. The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. Deputy Chairperson means Deputy Chairperson of the Board. 29, 2013. s. 32.................................... s. 33.................................... s. 41.................................... s. 42.................................... s. 43.................................... s. 44.................................... s. 45.................................... s. 46.................................... s. 47.................................... s. 52.................................... s. 57.................................... s. 62.................................... s. 63.................................... s. 66.................................... am. (3)  Nothing in subsection (1) or (2) is to be taken to impose on the Board a duty that is enforceable by proceedings in a court. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. (b)  in any other case—the Directors present shall elect one of their number other than the Managing Director to preside at the meeting. (4)  In the absence of the Chairperson from a meeting of the Board, the Deputy Chairperson shall preside at the meeting. The Corporation may make broadcasting facilities and staff available to a person for the purpose of providing a broadcasting service under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992. (3)  The Corporation may borrow or raise money under subsection (1) only on terms and conditions that are specified in, or are consistent with, the approval under that subsection. Australian Province Considers New Gaming Laws 20 November 2001 VICTORIA, Australia –– As reported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation: "The Victorian Parliament will next year consider banning smoking and automatic teller machines in gaming venues. (2)  The Finance Minister may give directions as to the amounts in which, and the times at which, moneys referred to in subsection (1) are to be paid to the Corporation. (1)  The Governor‑General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing matters: (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed by regulations; or. abc.net.au - The US has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that would make it the first country in the world to force Facebook and Google to pay for news ... flipped into Australian Broadcasting Corporation. This Act extends to all the external Territories. Google and Facebook Inc have granted an Australian local government news provider status, drawing questions about the internet giants' efforts to curate news media. 2.20 Schedule 5 of the Broadcasting Services Actsets out provisions in relation to internet content hosted outside Australia, and sch 7 does so in relation to content ser… 99, 1991; No. Commercial networks must also broadcast 1460 hours of Australian programming yearly on their non-primary channels. (b)  a borrowing or raising of money by the Corporation or a proposed borrowing or raising of money by the Corporation (including a borrowing or raising of money by the Corporation by dealing with securities); being risks that may arise from variations in the rate of currency exchange or rate of interest applicable to the contract or proposed contract, or to the borrowing or raising of money or proposed borrowing or raising of money, as the case may be, referred to in paragraph (a) or (b). 3, 1994. s. 74.................................... s. 75.................................... s. 76.................................... s. 77.................................... am. Mr Laws’ comments generated complaints from a number of sources, including the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the Aboriginal Legal Service. Australian Broadcasting Commission v Australasian Performing Rights Association, at 109. (2)  The money shall be lent on the terms and conditions determined by the Finance Minister. Last Updated: 14 Jan 2006 "It is not reasonable to expect editors, producers and journalists to know and apply eight separate defamation laws in publishing newspapers and magazines circulating throughout Australia and in selecting material for transmission on national broadcasting and television programs." (b)  make arrangements for the holding of, or organize or subsidize, any public concert or other public entertainment. (3)  The disclosure must be recorded in the minutes of the meeting. (b)  take part in any decision of the Advisory Council or of the committee with respect to that matter. Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history. means a Director other than the Managing Director. Prime Minister’s Department means the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 67, 1985; No. No. Bundaberg Council, a regional government, told Reuters a website it runs received classification as a Google "news source", making it the country's first local government with that accreditation. (3A)  If the Minister is of the opinion that the provision of particular content by the Corporation would be in the national interest, the Minister may direct the Corporation to provide that content on all of its digital media services or on such of them as are specified in the direction. means the body corporate preserved and continued in existence as the Special Broadcasting Service Corporation under section 5 of the, (3)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, specify a class of persons for the purposes of the definition of, Establishment, functions and management of the Corporation, (1)  The body corporate that was, immediately before the commencing day, in existence by virtue of section 30 of the, Establishment of Australian Broadcasting Corporation Board, The Board of Directors and the Managing Director, Note:          As a member of the Board, the staff‑elected Director is a member of the accountable authority of the Corporation for the purposes of the, Removal from office of non‑executive Directors, Note:          The appointment of a non‑executive director (other than the staff‑elected Director) may also be terminated under section 30 of the, Note:          For rules that apply to persons acting as the Chairperson, see sections 33AB and 33A of the, Note:          For rules that apply to acting appointments, see sections 33AB and 33A of the, Merit‑based appointment of non‑executive Directors, Establishment and functions of Nomination Panel, (f)  other functions that are conferred on it by, or under, the, (c)  an appointment of the Chairperson under the, (d)  an appointment of a non‑executive Director referred to in paragraph 8(b) of the, (b)  as a result of the selection process, a Director referred to in paragraph 12(1)(c) is appointed as the Chairperson (allowing another appointment (the, Nomination Panel not subject to direction, Nomination Panel has privileges and immunities of the Crown, Constitution and membership of Nomination Panel, Note:          A member of the Nomination Panel may be reappointed: see the, (3)  This section has effect subject to the, Disclosure of interests to the Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Department, Disclosure of interests to the Nomination Panel, Consultation, and selection of candidate not nominated by Nomination Panel, (c)  providing, or entering into an agreement or arrangement with another person for providing, subscription television broadcasting services within the meaning of the. (2)  The Minister may, in relation to a particular such appointment, give a written notice to the Nomination Panel of additional selection criteria for that appointment. (d)  sets out the Minister’s reasons for preferring that person. (3)  The Managing Director holds office, subject to this Part, on such terms and conditions as are determined by the Board. The Corporation may borrow money, or raise money otherwise than by borrowing, only in accordance with sections 70A and 70B. (12)  Where the Board receives any advice from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Advisory Council or from an advisory committee, the Board shall have regard to the advice. Australia includes the external Territories. (3)  A person acting as a non‑executive Director shall be paid the same remuneration and allowances as are payable to a non‑executive Director. The person may now hold office as Chairperson, or as a Director referred to in paragraph (1)(c), for a maximum period of 2 years. (b)  as a result of the selection process, a Director referred to in paragraph 12(1)(c) is appointed as the Chairperson (allowing another appointment (the new appointment) of a Director referred to in that paragraph to be made); (c)  the Panel is not required to conduct another selection process for the new appointment; and. 2) 1983, Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 29, 2013 ComLaw Authoritative Act C2013A00029 . 79AA  Report by ACMA on degradation of signal quality, (a)  a person has made a complaint to the Corporation about degradation of the quality of signal reception of a national broadcasting service; and, (b)  within 60 days after making the complaint, the person did not receive a response that the person regarded as adequate; and. (5A)  The following persons are not eligible for appointment as a Director referred to in paragraph (1)(b) or (c): (a)  a member or former member of the Parliament of the Commonwealth; (b)  a member or former member of the Parliament of a State, of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory or of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory; (c)  a person who is or was a senior political staff member. (5)  Without limiting subsection (1), the Corporation may borrow or raise money under that subsection in the currency of a foreign country. 6 of 1983 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017, Administered by: Communications and the Arts, that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on, The notes at the end of this compilation (the. (2)  Meetings of the Board shall be held at such places as the Chairperson determines. 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