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This instrument determines that two specified areas within the Remote and Regional WA TV1 and Western Zone TV1 licence areas are to become digital-only local market areas from a specified time.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Made 28 Mar 2012
Registered 02 Apr 2012
Tabled HR 08 May 2012
Tabled Senate 10 May 2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2015
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling provision repealed by Schedule 2, item 99 of the Broadcasting and Other Legislation Amendment (Deregulation) Act 2015.

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

 

Broadcasting Services (Digital-Only Local Market Areas for the Remote and Regional WA TV1 and Western Zone TV1 Licence Areas) Determination (No.1) 2012

 

 

 

I, STEPHEN MICHAEL CONROY, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, make the following Determination under subclause 5F(1) of Schedule 4 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

 

 

Dated 28 March 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEPHEN CONROY

Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

 

 

 

1.         Name of Determination

 

This Determination is the Broadcasting Services (Digital-Only Local Market Areas for the Remote and Regional WA TV1 and Western Zone TV1 Licence Areas) Determination (No. 1) 2012.

 

2.         Commencement

 

This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

3.         Definitions

 

In this Determination:

 

Carnarvon Transmission Site is the location at 24 degrees 54 minutes 26 seconds south latitude and 113 degrees 43 minutes 09 seconds east longitude, which is known as the Radio Australia Site Brown Range North West Coastal Highway, Carnarvon, with the Site Identification Number 31839, as identified in the Register of Radiocommunications Licences;

 

digital-only local market area has the same meaning given by clause 5F of Schedule 4 to the Act;

 

local market area has the same meaning given by clause 5F of Schedule 4 to the Act;

 

Newman Transmission Site is the location at 23 degrees 21 minutes 01 seconds south latitude and 119 degrees 43 minutes 25 seconds east longitude, which is known as the ABC Tower TV Hill Approx 1km NW, Newman, with the Site Identification Number 151609, as identified in the Register of Radiocommunications Licences;

 

Register of Radiocommunications Licences refers to the register established and maintained by the Australian Communications and Media Authority in accordance with section 143 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992 and the Radiocommunications (Register of Radiocommunications Licences) Determination 1997; and

 

Remote and Regional WA TV1 licence area is the area determined by the Australian Communications and Media Authority in Licence Area Plan: Remote and Regional Western Australia (Television) – February 1997 under subsection 26(1) of the Act;

 

the Act means the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

 

Western Zone TV1 licence area is the area determined by the Australian Communications and Media Authority in Licence Area Plan: Remote and Regional Western Australia (Television) – February 1997 under subsection 26(1) of the Act;

 

4.         Determination

 

4.1       For the purposes of Schedule 4 to the Act, the following areas are local market areas:

 

(a)    the area within the Remote and Regional WA TV1 and Western Zone TV1 licence areas that is within a 70km radius of the Carnarvon Transmission Site;

 

(b)   the area within the Remote and Regional WA TV1 and Western Zone TV1 licence areas that is within a 50km radius of the Newman Transmission Site.

 

4.2       For the purposes of Schedule 4 to the Act:

 

(a)    the local market area specified under paragraph 4.1(a) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 17 May 2012;

 

(b)   the local market area specified under paragraph 4.1(b) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 20 July 2012.