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 Government launches $48m fund for regional publishers

Small and regional publishers can now apply for the Australian Government’s grant scheme, making $48 million available to help support journalism. The Regional and Small...

Media reform at last

The Australian government’s media reforms were finally passed by the Senate on Thursday night after it agreed to amendments by Senator Nick Xenophon to set...

Media reform can provide scale: Miller

The Australian government’s media laws remain stalled in the Senate as Communications Minister Mitch Fifield and NXT leader Nick Xenophon continue negotiations on reforms which...

Xenophon open to deal on media reforms

The Australian government is continuing negotiations the Nick Xenophon Team over its proposed amendments to the Coalition’s media law reform proposals, with indications the minor...

CBS Ten bid prompts calls for action on reforms

The swoop by American media giant CBS on the Ten Network, knocking out a bid by a local consortium, has touched off another round of...

Law delay angers media companies

Media executives expressed their disappointment yesterday at yet another delay in putting the Australian government’s media laws before the Senate. [contextly_sidebar id=”RwMIj8ifbXO19Inme9dbzq34BUezjv28″] Parliament rose yesterday...

Senate stalemate again puts media reform on hold

The Australian government’s media law reforms are back on hold after the Coalition and Senator Nick Xenophon could not agree on changes to the package....

Media reforms to be put to Senate next week

The Australian Government’s media reform bill is now expected to go before the Senate next week, while negotiations with crossbenchers continue. Pauline Hanson’s One Nation...

Key players hold out on two-out-of-three rule

The Australian government’s hopes of securing passage of its media legislation through the Senate looks as remote as it did two years ago, with Pauline...