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How do regional Australians feel about local news?

This infographic highlights new ACMA research on regional Australians' awareness of, use of and changing preferences for accessing local content and local news.

Local content in regional Australia—2017 report consolidates the findings drawn from three separate local content research projects undertaken by the ACMA in 2016:

  • Regional Australians’ access to local content—Community research: a survey of regional Australians’ awareness of, use of and preferences for accessing local content and local news.
  • Regional Australian television news—Audiences across regional evening news services, 2003–16: an analysis of free-to-air television audience and ratings data in regional Australia from 2003 to 30 June 2016.
  • Availability of local content in regional Australia—Case studies: updated case studies of how local content and local news is provided in 11 regional markets.

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Download an accessible Word version of the infographic.

Last updated: 16 May 2017

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