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Broadcaster compliance with TV content standards

All commercial TV licensees must broadcast Australian content as part of their licence.

The information on this page reflects arrangements from 1 January 2021. 

Each year, broadcasters need to show if they have met the:

The Australian Content and Children’s Television Standards 2020 have replaced the Australian Content Standard 2016 and Children’s Television Standards 2009.

Prior to 1 January 2021, broadcasters were required to show whether they met the:

  • Australian content quotas set in the Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  • genre-specific quotas for Australian dramas and documentaries, Australian children's drama and other children’s programs, and Australian preschool programs.

We use the information broadcasters give us to create annual compliance reports.

Summary of compliance 2010 to 2019

2019 compliance reports

2019 compliance report – metropolitan networks

2019 compliance report – regional stations

2018 compliance reports

2018 compliance report - metropolitan networks

2018 compliance report - regional stations

2017 compliance reports

2017 compliance report - metropolitan networks

2017 compliance report - regional stations

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