In March 2004, the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in the so-called Panel Case, which finally settled the definition of a television broadcast protected by copyright in the country. The Panel Case proceeded almost concurrently with the Digital Agenda as if the Panel Case kept pace with the development of the Digital Agenda. The Digital Agenda dealt with broadcasting. It amended the provisions regarding broadcasts. Naturally, the Panel decision cannot avoid reducing the effectiveness of the Digital Agenda. This article considers the consistency of the Panel decision with the Digital Agenda. The Panel decision could set back the outcome of the copyright reform introduced by the Digital Agenda.