Changes for restriction in the Australian book industry

In the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about the changes and difficulties of the Australian book industry. This is making news once again, with the entire industry waiting to see if the federal government will end the parallel import restrictions of the copyright act. Lifting these restrictions will be a decision made in the coming weeks, and has been recommended by the Harper committee and the productivity commission. However, will getting rid of these restrictions help or damage the Australian book industry? David Throsby, Distinguished professor of Economics and Macquarie University, spoke to us in regards to this issue.

Produced by Emilia Aslan

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