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Online Content Service Provider Rules - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with these rules if you are an online live sports or content streaming service.

An online content service means a service that delivers content though devices to the public via laptops, televisions and personal devices via the internet. Content is considered provided if the content is delivered by the online content service or accessible to users using the online content service.

The rules contain restrictions on gambling promotional content such as time restrictions, commentary of betting odds and gambling promotional content.

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

Broadcasting Services Act 1992 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Broadcasting Services (Online Content Service Provider Rules) 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

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

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Content, Consumer and Citizen

Contact details

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