Australian Government response to the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee report: Effectiveness of current regulatory arrangements in dealing with radio simulcasts

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On 21 March 2013, the Senate referred the following matters to the Committee for inquiry and report:

The effectiveness of current regulatory arrangements in dealing (under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and the Copyright Act 1968) with the simultaneous transmission of radio programs using the broadcasting services bands and the Internet (‘simulcast’), including:

  1. the impact of current regulation on stakeholders, including broadcasters, copyright holders, including both publishing and performance rights holders and the audience; and
  2. any related matter.