As part of the Government’s Broadcasting and Content Reform Package, Fox Sports will receive a grant to increase coverage of sports that receive low or no broadcast exposure, including women’s sports and niche sports. This will help to address the coverage imbalance typically experienced by some sports, enabling relevant sporting bodies to lift their participation rates and maximise their opportunities for growth.
This summary relates to workshops conducted by the Department of Communications and the Arts between 25 and 27 July 2017 shortly after the closure of the public consultation period in respect of the department’s discussion paper on a civil penalty regime for the non-consensual sharing of intimate images.
The purpose of the 2017–18 Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (PAES), like that of the Portfolio Budget Statements (PB Statements), is to inform Senators and Members of Parliament of the proposed allocation of resources to Government outcomes by entities within the Portfolio. The focus of the PAES differs from the PB Statements in one important aspect. While the PAES include an Entity Resource Statement to inform Parliament of the revised estimate of the total resources available to an entity, the focus of the PAES is on explaining the changes in resourcing by outcome(s) since the...