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Code of Practice Fact Sheets

The Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice (the Code) sets out a range of rules on what can be shown on Australian free-to-air commercial television.

The following Fact Sheets provide more information about the Code and specific aspects covered by the Code:
•  Overview of the Code of Practice
Classification Zones
•  Advertising Restrictions

Viewer Feedback and Complaints
•  Protections for Children
Parental Locks

In addition to the Code, Free TV maintains Advisory Notes to help broadcasters understand and respond to a range of matters including the portrayal of Australia’s indigenous peoples, people with disabilities and emergency information broadcasts. To view Free TV's Advisory Notes, click here.

For more information about the Code of Practice, click here.