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Australian Content on Free TV

Commercial free-to-air television is the home of Australian content. In 2010-11, Free TV broadcasters invested over $1.23 billion on Australian TV productions – an all-time high.

Australians now have access to more Australian content than even before;

•  25,650 hours of Australian content was broadcast across all networks in 2010 
over 6,400 hours of Australian content has been broadcast on the new digital channels so far this year 
Free TV continues to over-deliver on its Australian content obligations, broadcasting an average 65 per cent of Australian programming – well in excess of the 55 per cent requirement. This included 716 hours of first run drama and documentaries, and 315 hours of news and current affairs each week. 

    Media Release: NETWORKS INVEST A RECORD $1.23 BILLION IN AUSSIE PROGRAMMING
    Fact Sheet: "INVESTING IN AUSTRALIAN VOICES"