News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code - Australian Government


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to operate or control a news business. The code outlines requirements covering bargaining arrangements between parties, minimum standards relating to the presentation of news and a penalty regime.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Act 2021 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Australian Communications and Media Authority