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Draft exemption orders and target reduction orders for consultation

We invite submissions about draft orders.

Before making an exemption order or a target reduction order, we publish a notice setting out the draft order within 50 days of receiving an application.

Submissions about the draft order may be made within 30 days after the notice is published.

If the submission due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, submissions may be received up until to 5pm on the following business day.

You can make a submission by one of the following ways:

  • Email: captioning@acma.gov.au
  • Post: Submissions to Order Applications
    Diversity, Localism and Accessibility Section
    Australian Communications and Media Authority
    PO Box Q500
    Queen Victoria Building
    NSW 1230

Read the relevant draft order for further information about how to make a submission.

We publish a list of current Exemption Orders and Target Reduction Orders.

Draft exemption orders

Draft exemption orders for comment

Application number Applicant Years applied for Channel Notice/Draft Order/Statement of reasons Submission due date
00392 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2022 Bloomberg Television

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

11 June 2021
00393 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2022 Food Network

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

11 June 2021
00394 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2022 HG TV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

11 June 2021
00395 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2022 Travel Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

11 June 2021
00396 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2022 Horse and Country TV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

11 June 2021
00386 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 5 Channel News Asia

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

3 June 2021

00387

Fetch TV Pty Ltd

2020-2025

France 24

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

3 June 2021

00388

Fetch TV Pty Ltd

2020-2025

EURONEWS (ENGLISH)

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

3 June 2021

00389

Fetch TV Pty Ltd

2020-2025

CGTN ENGLISH

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

3 June 2021

00390

Fetch TV Pty Ltd

2020-2025

NDTV News 24

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

3 June 2021

00391

Fetch TV Pty Ltd

2020-2025

BABY TV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

3 June 2021

00397

Fetch TV Pty Ltd

2020-2025

FASHION TV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

3 June 2021

Recent draft exemption orders

Application
number

Applicant

Years applied
for

Channel

Notice / Draft Order / Statement of reasons

Submission due date

STV/EO-384 FetchTV Pty Ltd 1 BBC World News

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

17 June 2020

STV/EO-362
 

Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited

1

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-363

Selectra Pty Limited

1

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-364

Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd

1

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-365

Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd

1

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-367

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Bloomberg

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-368

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

CGTN News

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-369

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Channel News Asia

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-370

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Euronews

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-371

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

France 24

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-372

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

NDTV News 24

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-373

FetchTV Pty Ltd

1

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-374

FetchTV Pty Ltd

1

BBC World News

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-376

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Fashion TV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-377

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

HGTV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-378

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Food Network

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-379

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Travel Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-380

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Horse and Country TV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-381

FetchTV Pty Ltd

1

ZooMoo

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/EO-382

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Baby TV

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

TV/EO-383

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

AI Jazeera

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

Draft target reduction orders

Draft target reduction orders for comment

Applicant number Applicant Years applied for Channel Notice/Draft order/Statement of reasons Submission due date
00127 Optus Vision Media Pty Limited 2020-21 CMT

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

18 June 2021
00123 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2022 Nat Geo Wild

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

11 June 2021
00124 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2021 Al-Jazeera (English)

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

11 June 2021
00126 Fetch TV Pty Ltd 2020-2022 Cbeebies

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

11 June 2021

00122

Fetch TV Pty Ltd

2020-2023

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reason

3 June 2021

00114 Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd 1 CMT
00120 Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited 1 TRT World

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

16 May 2021
00121 Selectra Pty Ltd 1 TRT World

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

16 May 2021
00125 Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd 1 TRT World

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

16 May 2021
00128 Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd 1 TRT World

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

16 May 2021

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

7 May 2021

Recent draft target reduction orders

Application
number

Applicant

Years applied
for

Channel

Notice / Draft Order / Statement of reasons

Submission due date

STV/TRO-102 Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited 1 CMT

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

12 March 2021
STV/TRO-103 Selectra Pty Ltd 1 CMT

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

12 March 2021
STV/TRO-84 Selectra Pty Limited 1 BBC World News

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

5 March 2020
STV/TRO-83 Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited 1 BBC World News

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

5 March 2020

STV/TRO-71
 

Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited

1

Aurora Community Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

TV/TRO-72

Selectra Pty Limited

1

Aurora Community Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

 

19 June 2019

STV/TRO-73

Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd

1

Aurora Community Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/TRO-74

Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd

1

Aurora Community Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/TRO-75

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Nat Geo Wild

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

 

STV/TRO-76

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

TLC

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

TV/TRO-77

FetchTV Pty Ltd

2

Style

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

TV/TRO-78

Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited

1

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/TRO-79

Seletra Pty Limited

1

Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

19 June 2019

STV/TRO-87 Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd 1 BBC World News

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

17 June 2020
STV/TRO-88 Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd 1 Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

17 June 2020
STV/TRO-89 Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd 1 Australian Christian Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

17 June 2020
STV/TRO-90 FetchTV Pty Ltd 1 Spike Channel

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

17 June 2020
STV/TRO-91 Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd 1 BBC World News

Notice

Draft order

Statement of reasons

17 June 2020

Submissions in regard to draft exemption orders

Submitter

Order Applicant

Submission

Date Received

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network FetchTV Pty Ltd Submission 17 June 2020
Deaf Australia Inc FetchTV Pty Ltd Submission 19 May 2020

Centre for Inclusive Design

FetchTV Pty Ltd
Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited
Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd
Selectra Pty Limited
Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd

Submission

18 June 2019

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

FetchTV Pty Ltd

Submission

14 June 2019

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited

Submission

14 June 2019

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd

Submission

14 June 2019

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Selectra Pty Limited

Submission

14 June 2019

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd

Submission

14 June 2019

Submissions by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network were for applicants rather than individual exemption orders. The Centre for Inclusive Design submitted a single submission covering all applicants.

Submissions in regard to draft exemption orders

Submitter

Order Applicant

Submission

Date Received

Centre for Inclusive Design FetchTV Pty Ltd Submission 1 June 2021
Australian Communications Consumer Action Network FetchTV Pty Ltd Submission 4 May 2021

Submissions in regard to draft target reduction orders

Submitter

Order Applicant

Submission

Date Received

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Foxtel Cable Television Pty Ltd
Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd
Selectra Pty Ltd
Optus Vision Media Pty Limited
FetchTV Pty Ltd

Submission 4 May 2021
Centre for Inclusive Design Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd Submission 4 May 2021
Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

FOXTEL Cable Television Pty Limited

Selectra Pty Ltd

Submission 11 March 2021
Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

FetchTV Pty Ltd

Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd

Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd

Submission 17 June 2020
Deaf Australia Inc

FetchTV Pty Ltd

Optus Vision Media Pty Ltd

Telstra Pay TV Pty Ltd

Submission 19 May 2020

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited

Selectra Pty Limited

Submission

5 March 2020

Centre for Inclusive Design

Foxtel Cable Television Pty Limited

Selectra Pty Limited
 

Submission

28 February 2020

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