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Useful information – News Access Rules

Updated 16 March 2006

Australian Radio News Access Rules

Introduction

M2006 has granted the Nine Network (which in turn granted the ABC and Southern Cross Broadcasting) the exclusive right to broadcast the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on radio in Australia. No other organisation may broadcast on radio any Commonwealth Games Event in Australia, except as permitted by the Radio News Access Rules as set out below or as otherwise authorised by M2006.

These News Access Rules have been designed to encourage the broad distribution of news reports of the Commonwealth Games in Australia on radio, whilst protecting the legitimate interests of the Rights Holders.

These News Access Rules only apply to radio broadcasting and do not apply to:

(a) the broadcast of Commonwealth Games Events via any other media, including, without limitation, television, internet and/or mobile telephony devices;

(b) the broadcast of Commonwealth Games Events to the extent that those events are the subject of a determination under the Act that broadcasting authorisation is not needed, as set out in Appendix A.

Broadcasting

1. Non Rights-holders may broadcast Games Material on radio in Australia provided that they comply with the following News Access Rules.

2. Games Material may only be used as a part of News Programs. The News Programs must not be positioned or promoted as Commonwealth Games programs and the Games Material component must not be sponsored.

3. Games Material may be used in no more than 10 News Programs per day. The News Programs in which Games Material appears must be separated by at least 55 minutes and must not contain Games Material with a duration in excess of 60 seconds.

4. Non Rights-holders must not broadcast play-by-play commentary or similar coverage of any Games Material, whether on a live or delayed basis, or any other material obtained while inside a Games Venue, including interviews, except with respect of Official M2006 Press Conferences as described in paragraph 8 below.

5. Non Rights-holders must not broadcast any Games Material, unless that Games Material has already been broadcast by the Rights Holder, without the express written consent of the Rights Holder.

6. Non Rights-holders must cease broadcasting Games Material, 48 hours after the earliest time at which broadcasts of such Games Material may begin.

7. Games Material shall not be used by any Non Rights-holder in any promotion whatsoever, including without limitation, in promotions of any News Program within which it is broadcast.

8. Subject to paragraph 9, Non Rights-holders may broadcast sound of all or portions of any Official M2006 Media Conference held at the MPC, with a delay of at least 30 minutes from the conclusion of the respective Official M2006 Media Conference.

9. Non Rights-holders may not originate programming or feed from the MPC and/or any Games Venue.

Obtaining Games Material

10. The Rights Holder has agreed that Non Rights-holders may record Games Material directly 'off-air'.

General Obligations

11. Non Rights-holders must ensure that:

(a) they do not make available or provide Games Material to any third party without the express prior written consent of M2006;

(b) no advertising or other message is placed before, during or after the broadcast of Games Material in such a manner as to suggest sponsorship, approval or affiliation between a third party, or third party’s product or service, and Games Material or the Commonwealth Games;

(c) Rights-holders are accredited to use Games Material in each broadcast.

Accreditation

12. Each Non Rights-holder will be entitled to seek ENR accreditation for its personnel, who, if accredited by M2006 (in its absolute discretion) will have access:

(a) without equipment to:

(i) all sessions at competition venues except for those listed as ticketed high-demand sessions (ie PEL Events);

(ii) all open training sessions at training venues; and

(iii) the international zone of the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, provided that a Guest Pass has been obtained

(b) with equipment, to all Official M2006 Media Conferences at the MPC, provided that they comply with the restrictions set out in paragraphs 8 and 9.

13. The grant of accreditation is subject to the Non Rights-holders acknowledging and agreeing to the following terms:

(a) that access to Games Venues will be subject to accreditation and security procedures which shall be developed and implemented by M2006 in its absolute discretion;

(b) that any application for accreditation shall be made in such form as is required by M2006 in its absolute discretion and that nothing in these News Access Rules compromises or fetters M2006’s absolute discretion in relation to the accreditation of individuals;

(c) that M2006 is not obliged to grant accreditation to any person or class of persons and that M2006 may in its absolute discretion exercise at any time the right to: (i) grant accreditation, (ii) grant accreditation with conditions, (iii) refuse accreditation, (iv) cancel accreditation, and (v) refuse entry by any individuals to Games Venues;

(d) that Non Rights-holders must ensure that their personnel at all times follow the M2006 accreditation and security procedures in force from time to time;

(e) the Non Rights-holders executing an agreement to fully comply with all terms and conditions of these News Access Rules and to fully comply with any terms and conditions of access to a Games Venue, whether through the issue of a ticket, an accreditation or otherwise.

14. Accreditation shall not entitle a Non Rights-holder to originate any programming or feed from any Games Venue including the MPC as indicated in paragraph 9.

15. M2006 reserves the right to withdraw the accreditation of any person without notice, at the discretion of M2006, in order to enforce compliance with these News Access Rules or with M2006’s accreditation and security procedures.

Application of the News Access Rules

16. These News Access Rules shall come into effect from the date when a Commonwealth Games accreditation is required to obtain access into any of the Games Venues and shall continue until 29 March 2006 (inclusive). During their operation, the News Access Rules shall be monitored and enforced by M2006 management in consultation with the M2006 General Counsel. The M2006 Board shall be the final authority with respect to the interpretation and implementation of these News Access Rules.

Broadcasting Restrictions Under The Act

17. In accordance with section 56KA of the Act, M2006 hereby authorises Non Rights-holders to broadcast audio of Commonwealth Games Events on radio in Australia, solely in accordance with the requirements of these News Access Rules, as amended from time to time.

Definitions

"Act" means the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001.

"Commonwealth Games" means the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

"Commonwealth Games Event/s" means the events held as part of the Commonwealth Games, including, without limitation, all sporting competitions, the opening, closing and medal ceremonies, and all other activities occurring at Games Venues.

"Commonwealth Games related indicia and images" has the meaning set out in the Act.

"Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village" means the area set aside for the board and lodging of the athletes, officials, trainers and other participants in the Commonwealth Games, and includes a residential zone and an international zone.

"Games Material" means sound and/or descriptions of any Commonwealth Games Events.

"Games Venues" includes all venues where Commonwealth Games Events are held, and includes without limitation, the Commonwealth Games Village, the MPC, competition venues, training venues, other venues at which medal presentations take place during the time that the medal presentations actually take place and venues which require Games accreditation or a ticket to gain entry.

"M2006" means Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation, ABN 22 088 659 705

"MPC" means the Main Press Centre as designated by M2006 and includes the Main Media Conference Room.

"News Access Rules" means the rules as set out in this document, and as amended by M2006 from time to time.

"News Programs" means regularly scheduled radio news programs of which the actual news element constitutes the main feature.

"Nine Network" means the Nine Network Australia Pty Ltd.

"Non Rights-holder" means any broadcaster which has not been granted exclusive rights by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games.

"Official M2006 Media Conference" means a media conference which is designated by M2006 as an official M2006 media conference and for the avoidance of doubt excludes sports specific press conferences at the MPC.

"PEL Events"means prime event limitation events which will be subject to high demand (eg swimming).

"Rights Holder"means the Nine Network and its sub-licensees, including the ABC and Southern Cross Broadcasting.

Appendix A

Determination under the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 that Broadcasting Authorisation not needed – section 56KD


Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation (“the Corporation”) makes the following determination in accordance with section 56KD of the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 (Vic) (“the Act”).

Queen’s Baton Relay

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the Queen’s Baton Relay.

(b) In the interests of public safety, persons covering the Queen’s Baton Relay in any form may not interfere with the Queen’s Baton Relay convoy and must not enter areas which have been cordoned off around the convoy.

(c) This determination does not apply to persons who do not comply with paragraph (b).

(d) This determination shall be in place from the beginning of the Queen’s Baton Relay (14 March 2005) until 7.00pm (or such other time as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act) on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006).

(e) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Queen’s Baton Relay. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Queen’s Baton Relay and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

Cultural Program

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the cultural program associated with the Commonwealth Games (“Cultural Program”).

(b) This determination will not apply to the Cultural Program from 7.00pm until 12.00 midnight on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006), or such other times on the day of the opening ceremony as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the period during which the live sites are operating.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Cultural Program. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Cultural Program and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

Live Sites

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to live sites associated with the Commonwealth Games ("Live Sites").

(b) This determination does not allow for the recording and/or broadcast of coverage of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games broadcast at the Live Sites, whether displayed on the super screens or otherwise.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the period which the Live Sites are operating.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast activities at Live Sites. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings made of activities at the Live Sites and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation all copyright laws.

Additions or Variations to this determination

Additions and/or variations to this determination may be made by the Corporation from time to time by notice in accordance with section 56KD(2) of the Act.

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Australian TV News Access Policy

Introduction

M2006 has granted the Nine Network the exclusive right to broadcast the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on television in Australia. No other organisation may broadcast sounds and/or images of any Commonwealth Games Event in Australia, except as permitted by the Television News Access Rules as set out below or as otherwise authorised by M2006.

These News Access Rules have been designed to encourage the broad distribution of news reports of the Commonwealth Games in Australia on television, whilst protecting the legitimate interests of the Nine Network.

These News Access Rules only apply to television broadcasting and do not apply to:

(a) the broadcast of Commonwealth Games Events via any other media, including, without limitation, radio, internet and/or mobile telephony devices;

(b) the broadcast of Commonwealth Games Events to the extent that those events are subject of a determination under the Act that broadcasting authorisation is not needed, as set out in Appendix A.

Broadcasting

1. Non Rights-holders may broadcast Games Footage on television in Australia provided that they comply with the following News Access Rules.

2. Games Footage may only be used as a part of regularly scheduled News Programs. The News Programs must not be positioned or promoted as Commonwealth Games programs and the Games Footage component must not be sponsored.

3. Games Footage must not appear in more than 3 News Programs per day, subject to the exception for all-news networks as set out in paragraph 6 below.

4. The duration of Games Footage used in any one News Program must not exceed a total of 3 minutes. In addition, such Games Footage must not contain:

(a) more than one third of the duration of a particular Commonwealth Games Event; and

(b) more than 30 seconds of a particular Commonwealth Games Event.

Notwithstanding the above, where the duration of the particular Commonwealth Games Event being broadcast is less than 15 seconds, the whole Commonwealth Games Event can be shown.

5. News Programs in which Games Footage appears must be separated by at least 3 hours (in accordance with Australian convention). However, if a Non Rights-holder regularly telecasts multiple Hard News Programs from 4:30pm hours to 8:00pm local time, it may broadcast Games Footage during one locally-oriented Hard News Program and one network Hard News Program during this time period, as long as the combined broadcast time of the Games Footage shown in both Hard News Programs does not exceed a total of 3 minutes.

6. An all-news network may broadcast Games Footage during multiple News Programs provided that the combined time of Games Footage does not exceed a total of 9 minutes per day and no more than 3 minutes of Games Footage is shown in any one News Program.

7. Non Rights-holders must not broadcast any Games Footage, unless that Games Footage has already been broadcast by the Rights Holder, without the express prior written consent of the Rights Holder.

8. Non Rights-holders must cease broadcasting Games Footage 48 hours after the earliest time at which broadcasts of such Games Footage may begin.

9. Games Footage shall not be used by any Non Rights-holder in any promotion whatsoever, including without limitation, in promotions of any News Program within which it is shown.

10. Subject to paragraph 11, Non Rights-holders may broadcast footage of all or portions of any Official M2006 Media Conference held at the MPC, with a delay of at least 30 minutes from the conclusion of the respective Official M2006 Media Conference.

11. Non Rights-holders may not originate programming or feed from the MPC and/or any Games Venue.

12. Non Rights-holders must not use any Commonwealth Games related indicia and/or images in their broadcasts unless to the extent that;

(a) such indicia and/or image is included in the Games Footage obtained from the Rights Holder; or

(b) such use is permitted under the Act.

Obtaining Games Footage

13. The Rights Holder has agreed that Non Rights-holders may record Games Footage directly 'off air'. Non Rights-holders must not broadcast Games Footage from any other source.

General Obligations

14. Non Rights-holders must ensure that:

(a) they do not make available or provide Games Footage to any third party without the express prior written consent of M2006;

(b) no advertising, promotion, publicity or other message appears at the same time (be it superimposed or on a split screen or otherwise) as Games Footage and/or at the same time as any other coverage of the Commonwealth Games which contains any ACGA indicia or images, CGF indicia or images or Commonwealth Games related indicia or images;

(c) no advertising or other message is placed before, during or after the broadcast of Games Footage in such a manner as to suggest sponsorship, approval or affiliation between a third party, or third party’s product or service, and Games Footage or the Commonwealth Games.

15. Non Rights-holders must ensure that each broadcast of Games Footage shall give an onscreen credit to the Rights Holder and that all watermarks and/or logos contained in the feed from the Rights Holder are retained.

Accreditation

16. Each Non Rights-holder will be entitled to seek ENR accreditation for its personnel, who, if accredited by M2006 (in its absolute discretion) will have access:

(a) without equipment to:

(i) all sessions at competition venues except for those listed as ticketed high-demand sessions (ie PEL Events);

(ii) all open training sessions at training venues; and

(iii) the international zone of the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, provided that a Guest Pass has been obtained

(b) with equipment, only to all Official M2006 Media Conferences at the MPC, provided that they comply with the restrictions set out in paragraphs 10 and 11.

17. The grant of accreditation is subject to the Non Rights-holders acknowledging and agreeing to the following terms:

(a) that access to Games Venues will be subject to accreditation and security procedures which shall be developed and implemented by M2006 in its absolute discretion;

(b) that any application for accreditation shall be made in such form as is required by M2006 in its absolute discretion and that nothing in these News Access Rules compromises or fetters M2006’s absolute discretion in relation to the accreditation of individuals;

(c) that M2006 is not obliged to grant accreditation to any person or class of persons and that M2006 may in its absolute discretion exercise at any time the right to (i) grant accreditation, (ii) grant accreditation with conditions, (iii) refuse accreditation, (iv) cancel accreditation, and (v) refuse entry by any individuals to Games Venues;

(d) that Non Rights-holders must ensure that their personnel at all times follow the M2006 accreditation and security procedures in force from time to time;

(e) the Non Rights-holders executing an agreement to fully comply with all terms and conditions of these News Access Rules and to fully comply with any terms and conditions of access to a Games Venue, whether through the issue of a ticket, an accreditation or otherwise.

18. Accreditation shall not entitle a Non Rights-holder to originate any programming or feed from any Games Venue.

19. M2006 reserves the right to withdraw the accreditation of any person without notice, at the discretion of M2006, in order to enforce compliance with these News Access Rules or with M2006’s accreditation and security procedures.

Application of the News Access Rules

20. These News Access Rules shall come into effect from the date when a Commonwealth Games accreditation is required to obtain access into any of the Games Venues and shall continue until 29 March 2006 (inclusive). During their operation, the News Access Rules shall be monitored and enforced by M2006 management in consultation with the M2006 General Counsel. The M2006 Board shall be the final authority with respect to the interpretation and implementation of these News Access Rules.

Broadcasting Restrictions Under the Act

21. In accordance with section 56KA of the Act, M2006 hereby authorises Non Rights-holders to broadcast footage of Commonwealth Games Events on television in Australia, solely in accordance with the requirements of these News Access Rules, as amended from time to time.

Definitions

"Act"means the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001.

"Commonwealth Games" means the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

"Commonwealth Games Event/s" means the events held as part of the Commonwealth Games, including, without limitation, all sporting competitions, the opening, closing and medal ceremonies, and all other activities occurring at Games Venues.

"Commonwealth Games related indicia and images"“ has the meaning set out in the Act.

"Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village"means the area set aside for the board and lodging of the athletes, officials, trainers and other participants in the Commonwealth Games, and includes a residential zone and an international zone.

"Games Footage" means broadcast footage of Commonwealth Games Events, and includes, without limitation, visual, audio and audio visual coverage.

"Games Venues" includes all venues where Commonwealth Games Events are held, and includes without limitation, the Commonwealth Games Village, the MPC, competition venues, training venues, other venues at which medal presentations take place during the time that the medal presentations
actually take place and venues which require Games accreditation or a ticket to gain entry.

"Hard News Programs" means News Programs focusing primarily on multiple local, regional, national or international current events.

"M2006" means Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation, ABN 22 088 659 705.

"MPC" means the Main Press Centre as designated by M2006 and includes the Main Media Conference Room.

"News Access Rules" means the rules as set out in this document, and as amended by M2006 from time to time.

"News Programs" means regularly scheduled daily news programs of which the actual news element constitutes the main feature.

"Nine Network" means Nine Network Australia Pty Ltd.

"Non Rights-holder" means any Australian broadcaster which has not been granted exclusive rights by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

"Official M2006 Media Conference"means a media conference which is designated by M2006 as an official M2006 media conference and for the avoidance of doubt excludes sports specific press conferences at the MPC.

"PEL Events" means prime event limitation events which will be subject to high demand (eg swimming).

"Rights Holder" means the corporation/s which has been granted the exclusive right by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games in Australia, being the Nine Network and its sub licensees (if any).
 
Appendix A

Determination under the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 that Broadcasting Authorisation not needed – section 56KD

Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation (“the Corporation”) makes the following determination in accordance with section 56KD of the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 (Vic) ("the Act").

Queen’s Baton Relay

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the Queen’s Baton Relay.

(b) In the interests of public safety, persons covering the Queen’s Baton Relay in any form may not interfere with the Queen’s Baton Relay convoy and must not enter areas which have been cordoned off around the convoy.

(c) This determination does not apply to persons who do not comply with paragraph (b).

(d) This determination shall be in place from the beginning of the Queen’s Baton Relay (14 March 2005) until 7.00 pm (or such other time as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act) on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006).

(e) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Queen’s Baton Relay. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Queen’s Baton Relay and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

Cultural Program

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the cultural program associated with the Commonwealth Games ("Cultural Program").

(b) This determination will not apply to the Cultural Program from 7.00 pm until 12.00 midnight on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006), or such other times on the day of the Opening Ceremony as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the duration of the Cultural Program.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Cultural Program. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Cultural Program and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

Live Sites

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to live sites associated with the Commonwealth Games ("Live Sites").

(b) This determination does not allow for the recording and/or broadcast of coverage of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games broadcast at the Live Sites, whether displayed on the super screens or otherwise.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the period during which the Live Sites are operating.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast activities at Live Sites. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings made of activities at the Live Sites and including without limitation all copyright laws.

Additions or Variations to this determination

Additions and/or variations to this determination may be made by the Corporation from time to time by notice in accordance with section 56KD(2) of the Act.

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International Radio News Access Rules

Introduction

M2006 has granted (or intends to grant) organisations the exclusive right to broadcast the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on radio in specific territories world-wide. When exclusive rights to broadcast the Commonwealth Games on radio are granted in a particular territory, no other organisation may broadcast on radio any Commonwealth Games Event in that territory, except as permitted by the Radio News Access Rules as set out below or as otherwise authorised by M2006.

“Commonwealth Games Event/s” means the events held as part of the Commonwealth Games, including, without limitation, all sporting competitions, the opening, closing and medal ceremonies, and all other activities occurring at Games Venues.

These News Access Rules only apply to radio broadcasting and do not apply to:

(a) the broadcast or transmission of Commonwealth Games Events via any other media, including, without limitation, television, internet and mobile telephony devices;

(b) the broadcast of Commonwealth Games Events to the extent that those events are subject of a determination under the Act that broadcasting authorisation is not needed, as set out in Appendix A.

These News Access Rules are subject to national laws and regulations. In appropriate cases, M2006 may issue supplementary news access rules for particular territories. In the event of inconsistency, those supplementary rules will take precedence in that territory over these international News Access Rules.

Broadcasting

1. Non Rights-holders may broadcast Games Material on radio in their territory provided that they comply with the following News Access Rules.

2. Games Material may only be used as a part of News Programs. The News Programs must not be positioned or promoted as Commonwealth Games programs and the Games Material component must not be sponsored.

3. Games Material may be used in no more than 10 News Programs per day. The News Programs in which Games Material appears must be separated by at least 55 minutes and must not contain Games Material with a duration in excess of 60 seconds.

4. Non Rights-holders must not broadcast play-by-play commentary or similar coverage of any Games Material, whether on a live or delayed basis, or any other material obtained while inside a Games Venue, including interviews, except with respect of Official M2006 Press Conferences as described in paragraph 8 below.

5. Non Rights-holders must not broadcast any Games Material in their territory, unless that Games Material has already been broadcast by a Rights-holder in their territory. Where there is no Rights-holder in the territory, no time restrictions apply on the broadcast of Games Material, provided that the Games Material must not be broadcast live.

6. Non Rights-holders must cease broadcasting Games Material, 48 hours after the earliest time at which broadcasts of such Games Material may begin.

7. Games Material shall not be used by any Non Rights-holder in any promotion whatsoever, including without limitation, in promotions of any News Program within which it is broadcast.

8. Subject to paragraph 9, Non Rights-holders may broadcast sound of all or portions of any Official M2006 Media Conference held at the MPC, with a delay of at least 30 minutes from the conclusion of the respective Official M2006 Media Conference.

9. Non Rights-holders may not originate programming or feed from the MPC and/or any Games Venue.

Obtaining Games Material

10. Non Rights-holders may record Games Material directly ‘off-air’ with the agreement of the Rights-Holder in their respective territory.

General Obligations

11. Non Rights-holders must ensure that:

(a) they do not make available or provide Games Material to any third party without the express prior written consent of M2006,

(b) no advertising or other message is placed before, during or after the broadcast of Games Material in such a manner as to suggest sponsorship, approval or affiliation between a third party, or third party’s product or service, and Games Material or the Commonwealth Games;

(c) Rights-holders are accredited to use Games Material in each broadcast.

Accreditation

12. Each Non Rights-holder will be entitled to seek ENR accreditation for its personnel, who, if accredited by M2006 (in its absolute discretion) will have access:

(a) without equipment to:

(i) all sessions at competition venues except for those listed as ticketed high-demand sessions (ie PEL Events);

(ii) all open training sessions at training venues; and

(iii) the international zone of the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, provided that a Guest Pass has been obtained

(b) with equipment, to all Official M2006 Media Conferences at the MPC, provided that they comply with the restrictions set out in paragraphs 8 and 9.

13. The grant of accreditation is subject to the Non Rights-holders acknowledging and agreeing to the following terms:

(a) that access to Games Venues will be subject to accreditation and security procedures which shall be developed and implemented by M2006 in its absolute discretion;

(b) that any application for accreditation shall be made in such form as is required by M2006 in its absolute discretion and that nothing in these News Access Rules compromises or fetters M2006’s absolute discretion in relation to the accreditation of individuals;

(c) that M2006 is not obliged to grant accreditation to any person or class of persons and that M2006 may in its absolute discretion exercise at any time the right to (i) grant accreditation, (ii) grant accreditation with conditions, (iii) refuse accreditation, (iv) cancel accreditation, and (v) refuse entry by any individuals to Games Venues;

(d) that Non Rights-holders must ensure that their personnel at all times follow the M2006 accreditation and security procedures in force from time to time;

(e) the Non Rights-holders executing an agreement to fully comply with all terms and conditions of these News Access Rules and to fully comply with any terms and conditions of access to a Games Venue, whether through the issue of a ticket, an accreditation or otherwise.

14. Accreditation shall not entitle a Non Rights-holder to originate any programming or feed from any Games Venue.

15. M2006 reserves the right to withdraw the accreditation of any person without notice, at the discretion of M2006, in order to enforce compliance with these News Access Rules or with M2006’s accreditation and security procedures.

Application Of The News Access Rules

16. These News Access Rules shall come into effect from the date when a Commonwealth Games accreditation is required to obtain access into any of the Games Venues and shall continue until 29 March 2006 (inclusive). During their operation, the News Access Rules shall be monitored and enforced by M2006 management in consultation with the M2006 General Counsel. The M2006 Board shall be the final authority with respect to the interpretation and implementation of these News Access Rules.

Broadcasting Restrictions Under The Act

17. In accordance with section 56KA of the Act, M2006 hereby authorises Non Rights-holders to broadcast audio of Commonwealth Games Events solely in accordance with the requirements of these News Access Rules, as amended from time to time.

Definitions

"Act" means the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001.

"Commonwealth Games"means the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

"Commonwealth Games related indicia and images" has the meaning set out in the Act.

"Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village" means the area set aside for the board and lodging of the athletes, officials, trainers and other participants in the Commonwealth Games, and includes a residential zone and an international zone.

"Games Material" means sound and/or descriptions of any Commonwealth Games Events.

"Games Venues" includes all venues where Commonwealth Games Events are held, and includes without limitation, the Commonwealth Games Village, the MPC, competition venues, training venues, other venues at which medal presentations take place during the time that the medal presentations actually take place and venues which require Games accreditation or a ticket to gain entry.

"M2006" means Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation, ABN 22 088 659 705

"MPC means the Main Press Centre as designated by M2006 and includes the Main Media Conference Room.

"News Access Rules means the rules as set out in this document, and as amended by M2006 from time to time.

"News Programs"means regularly scheduled daily radio news programs of which the actual news element constitutes the main feature.

"Non Rights-holder" means any broadcaster which has not been granted exclusive rights by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games.

"Official M2006 Media Conference"means a media conference which is designated by M2006 as an official M2006 media conference and for the avoidance of doubt excludes sports specific press conferences at the MPC.

"PEL Events" means prime event limitation events which will be subject to high demand (eg swimming).

"Rights Holder" means the corporation/s which have been granted the exclusive right by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games in a particular territory.

Appendix A

Determination under the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 that Broadcasting Authorisation not needed – section 56KD

Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation (“the Corporation”) makes the following determination in accordance with section 56KD of the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 (Vic) ("the Act").

1. Queen’s Baton Relay

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the Queen’s Baton Relay.

(b) In the interests of public safety, persons covering the Queen’s Baton Relay in any form may not interfere with the Queen’s Baton Relay convoy and must not enter areas which have been cordoned off around the convoy.

(c) This determination does not apply to persons who do not comply with paragraph (b).

(d) This determination shall be in place from the beginning of the Queen’s Baton Relay (14 March 2005) until 7.00pm (or such other time as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act) on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006).

(e) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Queen’s Baton Relay. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Queen’s Baton Relay and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

2. Cultural Program

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the cultural program associated with the Commonwealth Games (“Cultural Program”).

(b) This determination will not apply to the Cultural Program from 7.00pm until 12.00 midnight on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006), or such other times on the day of the Opening Ceremony as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the duration of the Cultural Program.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Cultural Program. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Cultural Program and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

3. Live Sites

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to live sites associated with the Commonwealth Games (“Live Sites”).

(b) This determination does not allow for the recording and/or broadcast of coverage of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games broadcast at the Live Sites, whether displayed on the super screens or otherwise.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the period during which the Live Sites are operating.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast activities at Live Sites. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings made of activities at the Live Sites and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation all copyright laws.

4. Additions or Variations to this determination

Additions and/or variations to this determination may be made by the Corporation from time to time by notice in accordance with section 56KD(2) of the Act.

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International TV News Access Rules

Introduction

M2006 has granted (or intends to grant) organisations the exclusive right to broadcast the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on television in specific territories world-wide. When exclusive rights to broadcast the Commonwealth Games are granted in a particular territory, no other organisation may broadcast sound or images of any Commonwealth Games Event in that territory, except as permitted by the News Access Rules as set out below or as otherwise authorised by M2006.

"Commonwealth Games Event/s" means the events held as part of the Commonwealth Games, including, without limitation, all sporting competitions, the opening, closing and medal ceremonies, and all other activities occurring at Games Venues.

These News Access Rules only apply to television broadcasting and do not apply to:

(a) the broadcast or transmission of Commonwealth Games Events via any other media, including, without limitation, radio, internet and mobile telephony devices;

(b) the broadcast of Commonwealth Games Events to the extent that those events are subject of a determination under the Act that broadcasting authorisation is not needed, as set out in Appendix A.

These News Access Rules are subject to national laws and regulations. In appropriate cases, M2006 may issue supplementary news access rules for particular territories. In the event of inconsistency, those supplementary rules will take precedence in that territory over these international News Access Rules.

The following Rules apply for all international territories other than the United Kingdom.

Broadcasting

1. Non Rights-holders may broadcast Games Footage on television in their territory provided that they comply with the following News Access Rules.

2. Games Footage may only be used as a part of regularly scheduled News Programs. The News Programs must not be positioned or promoted as Commonwealth Games programs and the Games Footage component must not be sponsored.

3. Games Footage must not appear in more than 3 News Programs per day, subject to the exception for all-news networks as set out in paragraph 6 below.

4. The duration of Games Footage used in any one News Program must not exceed a total of 3 minutes. In addition, such Games Footage must not contain:

(a) more than one third of the duration of a particular Commonwealth Games Event; and

(b) more than 30 seconds of a particular Commonwealth Games Event.

Notwithstanding the above, where the duration of the particular Commonwealth Games Event being broadcast is less than 15 seconds, the whole Commonwealth Games Event can be shown.

5. News Programs in which Games Footage appears must be separated by at least 3 hours. However, if a Non Rights-holder regularly telecasts multiple Hard News Programs from 4:00pm to 7:30pm local time, it may broadcast Games Footage during one locally-oriented Hard News Program and one network Hard News Program during this time period, as long as the combined broadcast time of the Games Footage shown in both Hard News Programs does not exceed a total of 3 minutes.

6. An all-news network may broadcast Games Footage during multiple News Programs provided that in each territory the combined time of Games Footage does not exceed a total of 9 minutes per day and no more than 3 minutes of Games Footage is shown in any one News Program.

7. Non Rights-holders must not broadcast any Games Footage in a particular territory, unless that Games Footage has already been broadcast by the Rights Holder in that particular territory. Where there is no Rights-holder in the territory, no time restrictions apply to the broadcast of Games Footage, provided that the Games Material must not be broadcast live.

8. Non Rights-holders must cease broadcasting Games Footage 48 hours after the earliest time at which broadcasts of such Games Footage may begin.

9. Games Footage shall not be used by any Non Rights-holder in any promotion whatsoever, including without limitation, in promotions of any News Program within which it is shown.

10. Subject to paragraph 11, Non Rights-holders may broadcast footage of all or portions of any Official M2006 Media Conference held at the MPC, with a delay of at least 30 minutes from the conclusion of the respective Official M2006 Media Conference.

11. Non Rights-holders may not originate programming or feed from the MPC and/or any Games Venue.

12. Non Rights-holders must not use any Commonwealth Games related indicia and/or images in their broadcasts unless to the extent that;

(a) such indicia and/or image is included in the Games Footage obtained from the Rights Holder; or

(b) such use is permitted under the Act.

Obtaining Games Footage

13. Non Rights-holders may record Games Footage directly ‘off-air’ with the agreement of the Rights-Holder in their respective territory.

General Obligations

14. Non Rights-holders must ensure that:

(a) they do not make available or provide Games Footage to any third party without the express prior written consent of M2006;

(b) no advertising, promotion, publicity or other message appears at the same time (be it superimposed or on a split screen or otherwise) as Games Footage and/or at the same time as any other coverage of the Commonwealth Games which contains any ACGA indicia or images, CGF indicia or images or Commonwealth Games related indicia or images;

(c) no advertising or other message is placed before, during or after the broadcast of Games Footage in such a manner as to suggest sponsorship, approval or affiliation between a third party, or third party’s product or service, and Games Footage or the Commonwealth Games.

15. Non Rights-holders must ensure that each broadcast of Games Footage in a particular territory shall give an on-screen credit to the Rights Holder in that particular territory and that all watermarks and/or logos contained in the feed from the Rights Holder are retained.

Accreditation

16. Each Non Rights-holder will be entitled to seek ENR accreditation for its personnel, who, if accredited by M2006 (in its absolute discretion) will have access:

(a) without equipment to:

(i) all sessions at competition venues except for those listed as ticketed high-demand sessions (ie PEL Events);

(ii) all open training sessions at training venues; and

(iii) the international zone of the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, provided that a Guest Pass has been obtained

(b) with equipment, to all Official M2006 Media Conferences at the MPC, provided that they comply with the restrictions set out in paragraphs 10 and 11.

17. The grant of accreditation is subject to the Non Rights-holders acknowledging and agreeing to the following terms:

(a) that access to Games Venues will be subject to accreditation and security procedures which shall be developed and implemented by M2006 in its absolute discretion;

(b) that any application for accreditation shall be made in such form as is required by M2006 in its absolute discretion and that nothing in these News Access Rules compromises or fetters M2006’s absolute discretion in relation to the accreditation of individuals;

(c) that M2006 is not obliged to grant accreditation to any person or class of persons and that M2006 may in its absolute discretion exercise at any time the right to (i) grant accreditation, (ii) grant accreditation with conditions, (iii) refuse accreditation, (iv) cancel accreditation, and (v) refuse entry by any individuals to Games Venues;

(d) that Non Rights-holders must ensure that their personnel at all times follow the M2006 accreditation and security procedures in force from time to time;

(e) the Non Rights-holders executing an agreement to fully comply with all terms and conditions of these News Access Rules and to fully comply with any terms and conditions of access to a Games Venue, whether through the issue of a ticket, an accreditation or otherwise.

18. Accreditation shall not entitle a Non Rights-holder to originate any programming or feed from any Games Venue.

19. M2006 reserves the right to withdraw the accreditation of any person without notice, at the discretion of M2006, in order to enforce compliance with these News Access Rules or with M2006’s accreditation and security procedures.

Application of the News Access Rules

20. These News Access Rules shall come into effect from the date when a Commonwealth Games accreditation is required to obtain access into any of the Games Venues and shall continue until 29 March 2006 (inclusive). During their operation, the News Access Rules shall be monitored and enforced by M2006 management in consultation with the M2006 General Counsel. The M2006 Board shall be the final authority with respect to the interpretation and implementation of these News Access Rules.

Broadcasting Restrictions Under the Act

21. In accordance with section 56KA of the Act, M2006 hereby authorises Non Rights-holders to broadcast footage of Commonwealth Games Events, solely in accordance with the requirements of these News Access Rules, as amended from time to time.

Definitions

"Act" means the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001.

"Commonwealth Games" means the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

"Commonwealth Games related indicia and images" has the meaning set out in the Act.

"Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village" means the area set aside for the board and lodging of the athletes, officials, trainers and other participants in the Commonwealth Games, and includes a residential zone and an international zone.

"Games Footage" means broadcast footage of Commonwealth Games Events, and includes, without limitation, visual, audio and audio visual coverage.

"Games Venues" includes all venues where Commonwealth Games Events are held, and includes without limitation, the Commonwealth Games Village, the MPC, competition venues, training venues, other venues at which medal presentations take place during the time that the medal presentations actually take place and venues which require Games accreditation or a ticket to gain entry.

"Hard News Programs" means News Programs focusing primarily on multiple local, regional, national or international current events.

"M2006" means Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation, ABN 22 088 659 705.

"MPC" means the Main Press Centre as designated by M2006 and includes the Main Media Conference Room.

"News Access Rules" means the rules as set out in this document, and as amended by M2006 from time to time.

"News Programs" means regularly scheduled daily news programs of which the actual news element constitutes the main feature.

"Non Rights-holder" means any broadcaster which has not been granted exclusive rights by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games.

"Official M2006 Media Conference" means a media conference which is designated by M2006 as an official M2006 media conference and for the avoidance of doubt excludes sports specific press conferences at the MPC.

"PEL Events" means prime event limitation events which will be subject to high demand (eg swimming).

"Rights Holder" means the corporation/s which have been granted the exclusive right by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games in a particular territory.
 
Appendix A

Determination under the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 that Broadcasting Authorisation not needed – section 56KD.

Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation ("the Corporation") makes the following determination in accordance with section 56KD of the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 (Vic) ("the Act").

1.Queen’s Baton Relay

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the Queen’s Baton Relay.

(b) In the interests of public safety, persons covering the Queen’s Baton Relay in any form may not interfere with the Queen’s Baton Relay convoy and must not enter areas which have been cordoned off around the convoy.

(c) This determination does not apply to persons who do not comply with paragraph (b).

(d) This determination shall be in place from the beginning of the Queen’s Baton Relay (14 March 2005) until 7.00pm (or such other time as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act) on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006).

(e) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Queen’s Baton Relay. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Queen’s Baton Relay and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

2. Cultural Program

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the cultural program associated with the Commonwealth Games (“Cultural Program”).

(b) This determination will not apply to the Cultural Program from 7.00pm until 12.00 midnight on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006), or such other times on the day of the Opening Ceremony as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the duration of the Cultural Program.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Cultural Program. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Cultural Program and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

3. Live Sites

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to live sites associated with the Commonwealth Games (“Live Sites”).

(b) This determination does not allow for the recording and/or broadcast of coverage of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games broadcast at the Live Sites, whether displayed on the super screens or otherwise.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the period during which the Live Sites are operating.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast activities at Live Sites. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings made of activities at the Live Sites and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation all copyright laws.

4. Additions or Variations to this determination

Additions and/or variations to this determination may be made by the Corporation from time to time by notice in accordance with section 56KD(2) of the Act.

The following Rules apply to the United Kingdom.

Broadcasting

1.  For the purpose of the TV News Access Rules for the United Kingdom, M2006 has adopted the United Kingdom News Access Code of Practice (“Code”).   Non Rights-holders may broadcast Games Footage on television the United Kingdom provided that they comply with the Code.  Subject to any applicable laws, a Non-Rights-holder who is not a signatory of the Code, is not permitted to broadcast Games Footage on television in the United Kingdom.

Accreditation

2.  Each Non Rights-holder will be entitled to seek ENR accreditation for its personnel, who, if accredited by M2006 (in its absolute discretion) will have access:

(a) without equipment to:

(i) all sessions at competition venues except for those listed as ticketed high-demand sessions (ie PEL Events);

(ii) all open training sessions at training venues; and

(iii) the international zone of the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, provided that a Guest Pass has been obtained

(b) with equipment, to all Official M2006 Media Conferences at the MPC, provided that they comply with the restrictions set out in paragraphs 10 and 11.

3.  The grant of accreditation is subject to the Non Rights-holders acknowledging and agreeing to the following terms:

(a) that access to Games Venues will be subject to accreditation and security procedures which shall be developed and implemented by M2006 in its absolute discretion;

(b) that any application for accreditation shall be made in such form as is required by M2006 in its absolute discretion and that nothing in these News Access Rules compromises or fetters M2006’s absolute discretion in relation to the accreditation of individuals;

(c) that M2006 is not obliged to grant accreditation to any person or class of persons and that M2006 may in its absolute discretion exercise at any time the right to (i) grant accreditation, (ii) grant accreditation with conditions, (iii) refuse accreditation, (iv) cancel accreditation, and (v) refuse entry by any individuals to Games Venues;

(d) that Non Rights-holders must ensure that their personnel at all times follow the M2006 accreditation and security procedures in force from time to time;

(e) the Non Rights-holders executing an agreement to fully comply with all terms and conditions of these News Access Rules and to fully comply with any terms and conditions of access to a Games Venue, whether through the issue of a ticket, an accreditation or otherwise.

4.  Accreditation shall not entitle a Non Rights-holder to originate any programming or feed from any Games Venue.

5.  M2006 reserves the right to withdraw the accreditation of any person without notice, at the discretion of M2006, in order to enforce compliance with these News Access Rules or with M2006’s accreditation and security procedures.

Application of the News Access Rules

6.  These News Access Rules shall come into effect from the date when a Commonwealth Games accreditation is required to obtain access into any of the Games Venues and shall continue until 29 March 2006 (inclusive). During their operation, the News Access Rules shall be monitored and enforced by M2006 management in consultation with the M2006 General Counsel. The M2006 Board shall be the final authority with respect to the interpretation and implementation of these News Access Rules.

Broadcasting Restrictions Under the Act

7.. In accordance with section 56KA of the Act, M2006 hereby authorises Non Rights-holders to broadcast footage of Commonwealth Games Events, solely in accordance with the requirements of these News Access Rules, as amended from time to time.

Definitions

"Act" means the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001.

"Commonwealth Games" means the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

"Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village" means the area set aside for the board and lodging of the athletes, officials, trainers and other participants in the Commonwealth Games, and includes a residential zone and an international zone.

"Games Footage" means broadcast footage of Commonwealth Games Events, and includes, without limitation, visual, audio and audio visual coverage.

"Games Venues" includes all venues where Commonwealth Games Events are held, and includes without limitation, the Commonwealth Games Village, the MPC, competition venues, training venues, other venues at which medal presentations take place during the time that the medal presentations actually take place and venues which require Games accreditation or a ticket to gain entry.

"M2006" means Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation, ABN 22 088 659 705.

"MPC" means the Main Press Centre as designated by M2006 and includes the Main Media Conference Room.

"News Access Rules" means the rules as set out in this document, and as amended by M2006 from time to time.

"Non Rights-holder" means any broadcaster which has not been granted exclusive rights by M2006 to broadcast the Commonwealth Games.

"Official M2006 Media Conference" means a media conference which is designated by M2006 as an official M2006 media conference and for the avoidance of doubt excludes sports specific press conferences at the MPC.

"PEL Events" means prime event limitation events which will be subject to high demand (eg swimming).

Appendix A

Determination under the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 that Broadcasting Authorisation not needed – section 56KD.

Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation ("the Corporation") makes the following determination in accordance with section 56KD of the Commonwealth Games Arrangements Act 2001 (Vic) ("the Act").

1.Queen’s Baton Relay

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the Queen’s Baton Relay.

(b) In the interests of public safety, persons covering the Queen’s Baton Relay in any form may not interfere with the Queen’s Baton Relay convoy and must not enter areas which have been cordoned off around the convoy.

(c) This determination does not apply to persons who do not comply with paragraph (b).

(d) This determination shall be in place from the beginning of the Queen’s Baton Relay (14 March 2005) until 7.00pm (or such other time as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act) on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006).

(e) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Queen’s Baton Relay. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Queen’s Baton Relay and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

2. Cultural Program

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to the cultural program associated with the Commonwealth Games (“Cultural Program”).

(b) This determination will not apply to the Cultural Program from 7.00pm until 12.00 midnight on the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games (15 March 2006), or such other times on the day of the Opening Ceremony as notified by the Corporation under section 56KD(2) of the Act.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the duration of the Cultural Program.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast the Cultural Program. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings of the Cultural Program and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation, all copyright laws.

3. Live Sites

(a) Subject to the conditions below, the Corporation hereby determines that a broadcasting authorisation is not required in relation to live sites associated with the Commonwealth Games (“Live Sites”).

(b) This determination does not allow for the recording and/or broadcast of coverage of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games broadcast at the Live Sites, whether displayed on the super screens or otherwise.

(c) This determination shall be in place for the period during which the Live Sites are operating.

(d) This determination does not confer on any person the right to broadcast activities at Live Sites. It is the responsibility of the broadcaster to obtain all clearances in respect of any recordings made of activities at the Live Sites and to otherwise comply with all laws, including without limitation all copyright laws.

4. Additions or Variations to this determination

Additions and/or variations to this determination may be made by the Corporation from time to time by notice in accordance with section 56KD(2) of the Act.

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