Submission on the Review of the Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice. It includes: Proposed changes to classification time zones; Implied conflict with the Broadcasting Services Act; G classification time zone changes; PG time zone changes; M and MA time zone changes; AV classification changes; Control mechanisms; Advertising; Alcohol advertising; Intimate products and services advertising; Betting and gambling advertising; Classification of commercials; Complaints handling; Time limit for licensee's response; Requirement to view the broadcast; Conclusion.
Submission on the Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee. It involves: Democratic principles and electoral funding; Individual freedom; Freedom of association; Civil society; Representative democracy; Limitation of abuse; Disclosure of contributions and gifts; Retrospective legislation; Proof of identity: integrity of the voting process; Conclusion.
“Days before the Easter break, our new Queensland Labor government quietly introduced legislation that would remove the requirement for voters to provide ID before voting in state and local government elections,” FamilyVoice Queensland state director Geoffrey Bullock said today. “The Queensland media have not reported it. I have only just found out about this disturbing move.
“The deadline for submissions to the TV Code of Practice review is Good Friday – but if the commercial TV stations get their way, the result will be anything but good,” FamilyVoice research officer Ros Phillips said today.