On 29 August 2011, the ACMA released Broken Concepts: The Australian communications legislative landscape (word) and (pdf), a research paper about ‘broken concepts’ in media and communications legislation.
The paper examines how the process of convergence has systematically broken, or significantly strained, many of the legislative concepts that form the building [...]Continue Reading →
This occasional paper examines the approaches of a number of international jurisdictions in the move to a converged legislative framework for media and communications. It provides an insight into the reform of telecommunications, broadcasting and radiocommunications regulatory frameworks through converged legislation, as experienced internationally. This paper provides information on the context of, and rationale [...]Continue Reading →
‘There is no right time to pop one’s head up above the parapet but the hard yards for the three team members of the Convergence Review are just about to start and my fundamental, overarching, thought-provoking, wide-eyed question to them (and I’ve already conveyed it to them personally) is: “Where the bloody hell do [...]Continue Reading →
In December 2010, the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy released a background paper as part of the Australian Government’s Convergence Review, which is examining Australia’s communications legislation in light of emerging technology and industry trends.
The short paper includes an outline of the key drivers of convergence, the trends [...]Continue Reading →