ACMA’s TCBL Guidelines Consultation

Danny Chifley, 23rd February 2021
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened consultation on its Temporary Community Broadcasting Licence (TCBL) Guidelines for Radio – which set out when and how the ACMA make available a TCBL licence.

The ACMA has not proposed fundamental changes to the guidelines (or the underpinning legislation). Rather, the proposed amendments are intended to provide greater clarity about how TCBL licences are awarded. Changes also reflect the radio spectrum planning priorities outlined in ACMA’s recent Future Delivery of Radio Submission report.

The CBAA will be making a submission. If you are interested in participating, please contact the CBAA’s Project Coordinator (Government Relations) Holly Friedlander Liddicoat at [email protected] or on 02 9310 2999.

Submissions are due 24 March 2021 – please get in touch with the CBAA early with your views.

Updated 27th November 2021 - The revised TCBL guidlines have now been published. Read about the update here.

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