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A media law reform package introduced by the Australian Government aims to significantly change Australia's current media ownership rules.

The media law reform package, essentially a rehash of legislation introduced in March and reviewed by a Senate Committee Inquiry, is designed to bring current regulations up to date with the changing media landscape.

The key points of the package include a repeal of:

The reform package will also strengthen local content obligations on regional commercial television licensees, if they become part of a group whose combined licence area populations reach more than 75% of the Australian population.

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