fbpx

Newsroom

 

Latest News

Parliament

Media Releases

CONSTITUENCY QUESTION – support community TV

Jun 2, 2020 | Parliament

Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (13:04): My question is for the Minister for Creative Industries and is an appeal for him to intervene and save the broadcasting licence for Channel 31. This valuable community service will be replaced with white noise from 30 June if we are unable to secure an ongoing licence. There are no other issues for this broadcast spectrum at this stage. Channel 31 gives a voice to multicultural communities, promotes local tourism through its hunting, fishing and four-wheel drive programming and provides work experience for our film and broadcasting students. I ask Minister Foley: will he support community broadcasting in Victoria and seek an extension of this broadcasting licence for Channel 31.

Barton calls on state government to save community TV

Today I asked the Andrews Government to intervene and save the broadcast licence for community television station Channel 31.

Share this:

Related News

Community Consultation

Community Consultation

Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (12:59): My constituency question today is for Minister Allan in the other place. We recently met with Banyule council, and they expressed to us their frustration with regard to the distinct lack of community consultation in planning...

Trackless Trams

Trackless Trams

Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (17:56): My adjournment tonight is for Minister Allan, the Minister for Transport Infrastructure. Last week I was pleased to meet with both Vicinity Centres and Monash University regarding their proposal for trackless trams between...

Transport Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2021.

Transport Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2021.

Mr BARTON (Eastern Metropolitan) (15:14): I rise to speak on the Transport Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2021. This bill looks to reform a wide range of transportation areas, with a focus on road safety. I will concentrate on what is in my wheelhouse. Road...