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Television industry
Employment

free-to-air TV broadcasters,
1994–2007

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  1994 19971 2000 2003 2007
Total 14,708 12,510 13,623 12,460 13,082
Commercial TV
Full-time 6,878 5,986 6,392 4,828 5,086
Part-time/casual 1,544 7721 1,415 1,749 1,894
Total commercial TV 8,422 6,758 7,807 6,577 6,980
Public TV and radio2 6,286 5,752 5,816 5,883 6,102

Source: Compiled by Screen Australia from Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Radio and Television Services, 1993/94 (cat. no. 8680.0); Radio and Television Services, 1996/97 (cat. no. 8680.0); Television Services, 1999/00 (cat. no. 8559.0); Television, Film and Video Production, 2002/03 (cat. no. 8679.0); Television, Film and Video Production and Post-production Services, 2006/07 (cat. no. 8679.0); and Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) and Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) annual reports.

Notes:
Figures as of June each year.
1. The 1996/97 survey includes full-time and permanent part-time employees only, not casual.
2. Separate data for the radio and television activities of public broadcasters is not available for all years; according to the 1993/94 ABC annual report, 1804 people were employed in ABC radio that year.

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