The Convergence Review and the future of Australian content regulation

Goldsmith, Ben & Thomas, Julian (2012) The Convergence Review and the future of Australian content regulation. Telecommunications Journal of Australia, 62(3), 44.1-44.12.

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This article examines the place of Australian and local content regulation in the new media policy framework proposed by the Convergence Review. It outlines the history of Australian content regulation and the existing policy framework, before going on to detail some of the debates around Australian content during the Review. The final section analyses the relevant recommendations in the Convergence Review Final Report, and highlights some issues and problems that may arise in the new framework.

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ID Code: 53713
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Convergence Review, Australian content, production, distribution
ISSN: 1835-4270 (online) 0040-2486 (print)
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Communications and Media Policy (160503)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Coyright 2012 Swinburne University of Technology
Copyright Statement: This is the author’s version of the work. The definitive version of the work as certified and accepted after peer review has been published in the Telecommunications Journal of Australia [62,(3), 2012] and is available from the TJA website at
Deposited On: 18 Sep 2012 22:55
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2017 15:44

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