Resources

SPADA Submissions

SPADA advocates on behalf of its members for a productive and sustainable screen production industry in New Zealand; which means it is involved in making submissions, providing feedback and opinion on an extraordinary range of policy, legislation and guidelines.  From the Policing Bill to the GAT Negotiations, to Documentary Funding to Online Rights.  Here is a snapshot of the work over the last 20 years:

[UPDATE IN PROGESS 03/03/2021]

 

2019

Film and Music Sector Position Paper on Copyright Act 

SPADA Submission on Copyright Act Review Issues Paper 

Joint Submission on Copyright Act Review Issues Paper

Submission to NZ On Air’s Platform Discussion Paper 

SPADA/SKY/ANZSA/MPAA Joint Response to Discussion Paper on the Review of Section 36 of the Commerce Act

Submission to SSS2030 Facilitation Group


2018
Public Media Advisory Submission


2017
Response to NZFC NZSPG Fee Introduction Proposal


2016
Response to NZ On Air Funding Strategy Document

2015

Content Regulation Discussion
NZ On Air's Childrens' Content Funding Discussion Paper
NZSPG One Year Review 


2014
NZ On Air Online Right
New Zealand Screen Production Grant Consultation Paper
New Zealand Film Commission Industry Consultation Paper: Short-Films 


2013
NZ On Air Online-Rights and Public Access 
Entertainers Policy Review Follow-up Consultation


2012
Documentary Funding Policy Paper
Television Programme Quotas - A Blueprint for New Zealand


2011
Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Regulations 2011
Review of Immigration Policies for Temporary Workers in the Entertainment, Music, Film & TV Industries


2010
TVNZ Amendment Bill
Law Commission Stage 4

2009

SPIF Tax Amendment Submission
Section 92A Review Policy Proposal (Copyright)
BSA Draft Free to Air TV Code of Broadcasting Practice 
DOC 2009 Standard Operating Procedure: Guidelines for Managing Commercial Filming on Conservation Lands.  Presented by Film NZ, in assoc. with SPADA
Law Commission Issues Paper: Invasion of Privacy – Penalties and Remedies
Ministry of Justice Electoral Finance Reform – Issues Paper 


2008
Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Negotiations with the USA
Policing Bill
Draft Revised Free-to-Air Television Code of Broadcasting Practice



2007
MED Submission on the Large Budget Screen Production Grant Submission
MCH Cultural Diversity Convention
Retransmission of Free to Air Broadcasts
Response to Analogue Switch-off (ASO): Issues for Consideration
Police Act Review Sections 51 and 51A
Draft New Zealand Digital Content Strategy


2006
MED Commissioning Rules


2005
All of Guilds Letter to Ministers re New Zealand Film Fund Recapitalisation
Response to NZ Screen Council on Enhancements to Large Budget Screen Production Grant

2004
Response to MCH Screen Funding Agency Review 
NZFC Draft Strategic Plan 2004-2007 Feedback


2003
Joint Submission with Film NZ in response to the DOC Draft General Policies
Film Focus Group Response to the Screen Industry Taskforce Report
Key Issues Signature TV
Response to MED's Position Paper - Digital Technology and the Copyright Act 1994
SPADA Submission on the Screen Production Industry Taskforce
Tongariro National Park Draft Management Plan
Broadcasting in New Zealand - a 2003 Stock-take
Fiordland National Park Draft Management Plan
GATS Negotiations: Public Consultation on NZ's Approach to the next stage of the WTO Services Negotiations
Joint Submission from all Guilds in Response to the Draft Guidelines of the Large Budget Film Grants Scheme
Submission to Min. of Internal Affairs on the Govt's Administration Committee Inquiry on the Film Videos and Publications Act 1993


2002
ABA - Content Standards Review
Aoraki Mt Cook National Park Draft MgMent Plan
Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill
Maori Television Bill
Mass Marketed Tax Schemes
MED Digital Television Discussion Paper
Mt Aspiring Discussion Paper
Resumed WTO Negotiations
TVNZ Bill


2001
Copyright Digital Technologies Submission
Gaming Reform in NZ
Inquiry into Operations of the Film Videos Classification Act 1993
Parallel Importing and the Creative Industries
Performers Rights Submission

2000
Employment Relations Bill
Inquiry into NZ Economic and Trade Relationship with Australia
Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Audio/Visual Performance
Response to TVNZ Draft Charter