Australian streaming regulation news welcomed by the screen sector

New streaming regulations are coming – an announcement that has been welcomed by many in the Australian screen industry.

Representatives of Australia’s screen industry have welcomed the release of Australia’s new National Cultural Policy in Melbourne and a concrete timeline to deliver an investment obligation for more Australian stories on streaming platforms. 

‘In the second half of this year, legislation will be introduced to the Parliament and on 1 July next year, Australian content obligations will apply to the streaming companies,’ said Minister for the Arts Tony Burke MP, speaking at the National Cultural Policy Launch today at Melbourne’s Esplanade Hotel.

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