The Federal Government.s review into Australian and children.s content is now underway, with aims to create policies that will ensure a strong Aussie screen sector into the future.
However, our industry is not alone in grappling with how to sustainably produce local content in a digital era..
At the recent Acma content conversation conference, international regulators and funding agencies gave insight into how they had adapted to try to deal with changes in the global market.
Jane Wrightson, CEO of Nz On Air - the funding agency that supports public broadcast media in New Zealand - pointed out New Zealand differs to Australia in that it has virtually no media regulation. This includes no cross-ownership restrictions, quotas, licence fees or conditions. There's also no non-commercial mainstream broadcaster except Maori TV. Interventions in the