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ACMA review of the Captioning Quality Standard

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released the final report on the review it has been conducting of television captioning standards.

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Under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, the ACMA was required to conduct a review of the Captioning Quality Standard(link is external), which was introduced in 2013, and consider the differences between captioning for live, part-live and pre-recorded programs.

The final report(link is external) states that the ACMA received 11 submissions in response to its discussion paper, with nine of them supporting Option 1. The ACMA has decided to adopt Option 1, while also adding the following note to the standard.

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