Community television station Channel 44 Adelaide has commended the Federal Government and Communications Minister Michelle Rowland for "finally creating stability and a long-term future" for the sector with the introduction of a new bill that would extend its licence beyond June 30.
Free TV CEO Bridget Fair has identified free and easy access to free local services on connected TVs and updates to anti-siphoning legislation as the two most pressing issues for commercial broadcasting in 2024, calling on the government to implement a modernised regulatory framework that allows broadcasters to compete with "cashed up streaming services".
The Federal Government is looking for ways to maintain the independence of ABC and SBS while protecting them from future funding cuts, announcing a review into how the national broadcasters can be better supported.
Actress Bridie McKim speaks with IF about continuing the industry conversation in regards to supporting and employing people with disability.
Actors Marta Dusseldorp and Sacha Horler join APRA AMCOS executive director Nicholas Pickard in being appointed to the Screen Australia board for three-year terms.