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Local Content Changes

The local content requirement of a minimum of four and half hours of local content was was quietly changed recently

The Minister for Communications Information Technology and the Arts, Senator the Hon Helen Coonan, today announced that the local content obligation for regional radio will be set at three hours a day, with a lower level obligation for small, remote, racing and section 40 radio broadcasters.

— Media release, "Safeguarding local radio content in regional Australia", Senator Helen Coonan, 13th September, 2007

Local Content Discontent from the Media Watch Website 17th September.