A news agency in Sydney on September 14, 2017. Controversial changes to Australia's media laws neared agreement on September 14, 2017 in a deal likely to result in significant concentration of ownership, but also a probe into the impact of platforms like Google and Facebook on the industry. Photo: AFP
Facebook, Google told they must pay Australia media for news
  • Facebook and Google will have to negotiate with traditional media on remuneration in good faith, failing which a binding arbitration process will be put in place
  • The draft code is open to consultation until August 28 before being legislated this year
31 Jul 2020 - 4:10PM