Parliament win – the industry responds

After the new regulations were stripped of their dangerous clauses, the sector manages to stay sensible long enough to put out formal announcements. Here they are.
Pink bus in desert

Let’s just enjoy the temporary feeling of safety that comes from the modified Tax Act.

Here is SPA CEO Matthew Deaner:

‘This is a landmark day for the production sector. The passing of the laws will unlock rich new streams of financial support into the sector, and is the culmination of years of effort. It’s also an important day for Australian audiences, with the boost in the Offset an important part of securing the future of Australian stories on the small screen.’

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.