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THE House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts will conduct public hearings over two days in Sydney this week as part of its inquiry into factors contributing to the growth and sustainability of Australia’s film and television industry.

The Chair of the committee, Luke Howarth MP, stated that "we will be hearing from some of the biggest players in the industry this week in Sydney including Australia’s most well-known production companies, commercial television channels, key industry bodies and Screen Australia".

‘The Committee is looking forward to hearing from key participants in our film and television industry who make vital contributions to Australia’s economy and culture’ added Mr Howarth.     

Public hearing details:

Day 1: 9:15am to 4:45pm, Wednesday 19 July 2017, Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament, 6 Macquarie St , Sydney

9.15am       Screen Australia
10.15am      Fox Studios Australia
11.00am     Warner Bros
11.30am      Screen Producers Australia
1.15pm        Australian Directors’ Guild
1.45pm       Australian Screen Editors
2.15pm       Australian Film and TV Bodies
3.15pm       Australian Subscr TV & Radio Assn
3.45pm       Australian Writers’ Guild
4.15pm       Animal Logic
4.45pm       Finish

Day 2: 9:15am to 4:15pm, Thursday 20 July 2017, Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament, 6 Macquarie St, Sydney

9.15am       Create NSW
10.00am     MEAA
10.45am     Win, Southern Cross & Prime
11.30am      Seven West Media
12.00pm     Network Ten Pty Ltd
1.15pm        Nine Entertainment Co.
1.45pm       Free TV Australia
2.30pm      Ausfilm
3.15pm       SLR Productions Pty Ltd
3.45pm      Flying Bark Productions
4.15pm       Finish

The hearing will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live

www.aph.gov.au/FilmTV

Interested members of the public may wish to track the committee via the website

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