Mass media in Australia

Mass media in Australia spans traditional and digital formats, and caters mostly to its predominantly English-speaking population. It is delivered in a variety of formats including radio, television, paper, internet and IPTV. Varieties include local, regional, state, federal and international sources of media, reporting on Australian news, opinion, policy, issues and culture.

Adults employed in the information media and telecommunications industries as a percentage of the adult population in Australia divided geographically by statistical local area, as of the 2011 census

Australia has been on a decline on the Press Freedom Index, having been ranked 19th out of 180 countries in 2018, before subsequently dropping to 26th out of 180 countries for 2020.[1]


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