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Commercial Television in Australia: Government policy and Regulation, 1953 to 1963

Kerley, Margot


Television came relatively late to Australia, but by 1950 the overriding issue of whether to allow commercial as well as national television stations had been settled in favour of a 'dual system', with reference to the examples of Britain, Canada and the United States. The Royal Commission on Television was set up in 1953 to determine the residual details. It decided that television could be successfully regulated by the Broadcasting Control Board which had proved itself a capable...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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