Media

Related Policies

  • Anti-corruption & Governance
  • The Arts
  • Foreign Investment

Policy

Achieve an independent, trustworthy and diverse media industry.

Policy Methods (Federal & State)

To help achieve this Sustainable Australia Party will:

  • Support high quality Australian content across all media genres
  • Properly fund the community media sector
  • Better fund the ABC's regional and rural services
  • Support affordable and reliable high speed internet connections
  • Establish truth in political advertising laws and an independent authority to investigate complaints (also see Anti-Corruption & Governance policy)
  • Empower the media watchdog to properly address media bias and misinformation
  • Ban further foreign ownership and limit foreign investment to a maximum of 25 per cent of any Australian media asset
  • Dismantle media monopolies and impose stricter controls on cross-media ownership
  • Dismantle media company investment in, or ownership by, potentially corrupting influences including property, construction and mining companies
  • Better regulate social media, including through more transparency and less anonymous commentary

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