FreeTV is the industry body that represents the Free-to-air Australian TV networks. It is unique in that it is an industry body that has all the companies in the industry as members.
Formerly known as the Federation of Australian Commercial Television Stations (FACTS), and Commercial Television Australia (CTA), the body promotes advertising on television, looks after certain engineering standards, handles the classification of advertising Commercials Advice Pty Ltd, and generally promotes the interest of its members (the free to air commercial networks).
The current chairman of the board is Wayne Goss. The CEO is Julie Flynn
Recently, FreeTV Australia has come under some criticism regarding the review of the Code of Practice for commercial television and its proposed changes to the program content/advertising distinctions.
|This article relies too much on references to primary sources. (December 2006)|