Broadcasting Services (Digital-Only Local Market Areas for Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 and Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 Licence Areas) Determination 2013

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
 
 
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
 
Broadcasting Services (Digital-Only Local Market Areas for Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 and Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 Licence Areas) Determination 2013
 
 
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 30 May 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 and Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 Licence Areas) Determination 2013.
 
2.         Commencement
 
This Determination commences on the day it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
 
3.         Definitions
 
In this Determination:
 
ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority;
 
Bathurst Island Transmission Site is the location at 11 degrees 46 minutes 36 seconds south latitude and 130 degrees 33 minutes 57 seconds east longitude, which is known as the Broadcast Site Mission Hill BATHURST ISLAND, with the Site Identification Number 41238, as identified in the Register of Radiocommunications Licences;
 
Ceduna/Smoky Bay Transmission Site is the location at 32 degrees 08 minutes 24 seconds south latitude and 133 degrees 47 minutes 17 seconds east longitude, which is known as the Telstra Site 10 km east of Ceduna KONGWIRRA, with the Site Identification Number 25295, as identified in the Register of Radiocommunications Licences;
 
Georgetown Transmission Site is the location at 18 degrees 18 minutes 13 seconds south latitude and 143 degrees 32 minutes 37 seconds east longitude, which is known as the Broadcast Site Forsyth Road 1 km S of GEORGETOWN, with the Site Identification Number 40403, as identified in the Register of Radiocommunications Licences;
 
Groote Eylandt Transmission Site is the location at 13 degrees 51 minutes 06 seconds south latitude and 136 degrees 25 minutes 27 seconds east longitude, which is known as the National Site Cypress Rd Alyangula GROOTE EYLANDT, with the Site Identification Number 3138, 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;
 
Register of Radiocommunications Licences refers to the register established and maintained by the ACMA in accordance with section 143 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992 and the Radiocommunications (Register of Radiocommunications Licences) Determination 1997;
 
Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area has the same meaning as in the Licence Area Plan – Remote Central & Eastern Australia Television – December 1996 (as varied from time to time);
 
Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 licence area has the same meaning as in the Licence Area Plan – Remote Central & Eastern Australia Television – December 1996 (as varied from time to time);
 
the Act means the Broadcasting Services Act 1992;
 
 
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 Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area and the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 licence area that is within a 20km radius of the Bathurst Island Transmission Site;
 
(b)          the area within the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area and the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 licence area that is within a 50km radius of the Ceduna/Smoky Bay Transmission Site;
 
(c)           the area within the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area and the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 licence area that is within a 15km radius of the Georgetown Transmission Site; and
 
(d)          the area within the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area and the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV2 licence area that is within a 5km radius of the Groote Eylandt Transmission Site;
 
4.2       For the purposes of Schedule 4 to the Act,
 
(a)           the local market area specified under subsection 4.1(a) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 25 July 2013;
 
(b)          the local market area specified under subsection 4.1(b) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 12 June 2013;
 
(c)           the local market area specified under subsection 4.1(c) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 1 August 2013; and
 
(d)          the local market area specified under subsection 4.1(d) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 1 August 2013.