On 1 May 2019, Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland MP, addressed an audience of almost 500 people at Fox Studios and over live-streaming as part of the Make it Australian campaign about Labor’s plans to modernise the regulatory settings that support Australian content and children’s content in the converged media environment.
The Morrison Government’s decision to extend tax offsets to streaming video services is another missed opportunity to require those platforms to invest in Australian content, say members of the Make It Australian campaign.
Leading lights of Australia’s film and TV industry from in front of and behind the camera will today urge federal politicians from all parties to act to ensure Australian stories continue to be told on Australian screens.
More than 215 prominent actors, directors, producers, screenwriters, cinematographers, editors and others working in the screen industry have put their names to an open letter to the nation's parliamentarians.
Dozens of Australia’s best-known and most successful actors, directors, screenwriters, producers and production crew – including 15 Oscar winners – have penned an open letter calling on the nation’s parliamentarians to protect the local screen industry and to act now to ensure it thrives into the future.
Yesterday, around the country, Australia’s screen industry united to launch the Make it Australian campaign.
Australia’s film and TV industry will come together on Monday, September 18 to launch an historic campaign for the industry’s future.