On 16 August 2021, Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) lodged an application, on behalf of its current and future members (excluding Nine Entertainment) to bargain collectively with each of Facebook and Google concerning payment for content produced by those members and featuring on those platforms; to make and give effect to agreements arising from the collective negotiations; and to engage in discussions and exchange information regarding those negotiations (the Proposed Conduct).
On 10 September 2021, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to the Proposed Conduct for 10 years. The ACCC also granted interim authorisation allowing CRA to engage in the Proposed Conduct.
On 29 October 2021, the ACCC issued a determination granting authorisation to CRA and its current and future members to engage in the Proposed Conduct until 22 November 2031. Further information is available in the Decisions section below.
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