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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Foreign Ownership Decisions in Relation to the Print Media
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Percentage players : the 1991 and 1993 Fairfax ownership decisions / the report of the Senate Select Committee of Certain Aspects of Foreign Ownership Decisions in Relation to the Print Media
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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[Canberra] : Parliament of the Government of Australia, c1994
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PERCENTAGE PLAYERS The First Report of the Senate Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Foreign Ownership Decisions in Relation to the Print Media 1
PERCENTAGE PLAYERS The Report of the Senate Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Foreign Ownership Decisions in Relation to the Print Media 3
PREFACE 5
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE 7
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 9
TABLE OF CONTENTS 11
KEY POINTS 21
FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 25
PART I THE INQUIRY CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 35
CHAPTER 2 CONDUCT OF THE INQUIRY 49
PART II THE PERCENTAGE PLAYERS THE 1991 AND 1993 DECISIONS 69
CHAPTER 3 THE 1991 DECISIONS 71
CHAPTER 4 THE 1993 DECISION 127
PART III BALANCED COVERAGE CHAPTER 5 CONSIDERATIONS RELATING TO THE CONTENT OF NEWSPAPERS 135
CHAPTER 6 PROPRIETY 173
PART IV FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND THE FOREIGN INVESTMENT REVIEW BOARD 205
CHAPTER 7 FOREIGN INVESTMENT POLICIES IN AUSTRALIA 207
CHAPTER 8 FOREIGN INVESTMENT ADMINISTRATION IN AUSTRALIA 227
CHAPTER 9 THE FIRB DILEMMA 247
CHAPTER 10 A REVAMPED FIRB 257
PART V VIEWS EXPRESSED BY DR HEWSON CHAPTER 11 THE VIEWS EXPRESSED TO MR CONRAD BLACK BY DR HEWSON 271
DISSENTING REPORT BY GOVERNMENT MEMBERS INTRODUCTION 279
CHAPTER 1 CONDUCT OF THE INQUIRY 285
CHAPTER 2 PUBLIC INTEREST IMMUNITY 297
CHAPTER 3 FOREIGN INVESTMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURES 303
CHAPTER 4 BALANCED COVERAGE 311
RESERVATION BY SENATOR KERNOT 333
APPENDIX A TERMS OF REFERENCE 373
APPENDIX B LIST OF WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS 381
APPENDIX C LIST OF WITNESSES 385
APPENDIX D CLERK’S ADVICE ON THE COMPULSION OF WITNESSES 391
APPENDIX E OPINION OF MR DAVID JACKSON QC 397
APPENDIX F FURTHER OPINION OF MR DAVID JACKSON QC 433
APPENDIX G FIRB MINUTE OF 5 DECEMBER 1991 447
APPENDIX H OPINION OF MR TONY MORRIS QC 465
APPENDIX I CLERK’S ADVICE ON SUB-JUDICE 513
APPENDIX J REFERENCES 523
APPENDIX K TREASURER’S LETTERS RE: PUBLIC INTEREST IMMUNITY 531

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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Foreign Ownership Decisions in Relation to the Print Media & Alston, Richard. (1994). Percentage players : the 1991 and 1993 Fairfax ownership decisions Retrieved October 20, 2020, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1665690564

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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Foreign Ownership Decisions in Relation to the Print Media and Alston, Richard. Percentage players : the 1991 and 1993 Fairfax ownership decisions [Canberra]: Parliament of the Government of Australia, 1994. Web. 20 October 2020 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1665690564>

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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Certain Aspects of Foreign Ownership Decisions in Relation to the Print Media & Alston, Richard. 1994, Percentage players : the 1991 and 1993 Fairfax ownership decisions Parliament of the Government of Australia, [Canberra] viewed 20 October 2020 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1665690564

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