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Local areas and licensees

The local content licence condition requires all regional commercial television licensees in the five aggregated markets to broadcast material of local significance.

Specific licensees are required to meet minimum quotas comprising:

  • a minimum of 720 points per six-week period; and

  • a minimum requirement of 90 points per week.

Regional commercial television broadcasters affected by the local content conditions include:

  • Regional Queensland - Seven Queensland, Southern Cross and WIN TV

  • Northern New South Wales - NBN Ltd, Prime Television and Southern Cross

  • Southern New South Wales - Prime Television, Southern Cross and WIN TV

  • Regional Victoria - Prime Television, Southern Cross and WIN TV

  • Tasmania - Southern Cross, WIN and Tasmanian Digital Television.

The local content licence condition divides the licence areas in Regional Queensland, Northern New South Wales, Southern New South Wales and Regional Victoria into a number of local areas, reflecting the different sub-markets within those areas.

 

 

Area served

 

N/A

 

Not applicable

 

X

 

Area not served

 

 

 

Licence Area – Regional Qld

 

 

Local Area Served

 

 

NBN

 

 

Prime

 

 

WIN

 

 

SCB

 

 

7 Qld

 

 

Capricornia

 

N/A N/A X

 

Central Coast & Whitsundays

 

N/A N/A X

 

Darling Downs

 

N/A N/A X

 

Far North Queensland

 

N/A N/A

 

North Queensland

 

N/A N/A

 

Sunshine Coast

 

N/A N/A X

 

Wide Bay

 

N/A N/A X X

 

Licence Area – Nthn NSW

 

 

Local Area Served

 

 

NBN

 

 

Prime

 

 

WIN

 

 

SCB

 

 

7 Qld

 

 

Central Coast

 

X N/A X N/A

 

Hunter

 

N/A N/A

 

Nthn Rivers & Mid Nth Coast

 

N/A N/A

 

Nth West Slopes & Plains

 

N/A N/A

 

Richmond/Tweed

 

X N/A N/A

 

Licence Area – Sthn NSW

 

 

Local Area Served

 

 

NBN

 

 

Prime

 

 

WIN

 

 

SCB

 

 

7 Qld

 

 

ACT & Sthn Tablelands

 

N/A N/A

 

Central Tablelands & Central West Slopes

 

N/A N/A

 

Sth West Slopes & East Riverina

 

N/A N/A

 

Illawarra & Sth Coast

 

N/A N/A

 

Licence Area – Regional Vic

 

 

Local Area Served

 

 

NBN

 

 

Prime

 

 

WIN

 

 

SCB

 

 

7 Qld

 

 

Gippsland

 

N/A N/A

 

Nth Central Victoria

 

N/A N/A

 

South West Victoria

 

N/A N/A

 

Upper Murray & Goulburn Valley

 

N/A N/A

 

Licence Area - Tasmania

 

 

Local Area Served

 

 

NBN

 

 

Prime

 

 

WIN and TDT *

 

 

SCB and TDT *

 

 

7 Qld

 

 

Tasmania

 

N/A N/A N/A

*Tasmanian Digital Television (TDT) is jointly owned by WIN and Southern Cross (SCB)

Last updated: 19 August 2017