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'At odds with 90th birthday celebrations' - ABC Friends disappointed by the sacking of 58 archivists and librarians

ABC Friends have sent a letter to ABC Managing Director, David Anderson, describing the recent announcement that 58 librarians and...

Candidate questionnaire responses in WA

We did try to find candidates’ responses on support for the ABC. ABC Friends WA sent emails to all candidates (those...

Kerry O'Brien: Democracy and the ABC

Our friends at ABC Alumni have released a new video featuring former ABC stalwart, Kerry O'Brien.

Rally in Sydney to support the ABC: The ABC deserves better!

Please join us in Sydney on Sunday 15 May to support a strong, independent and publicly-funded ABC. 

Why is the ABC not being talked about in the election campaign?

We are at the halfway point of the campaign, and apart from the Pacific announcement from Labor, why is no-one...

Labor announces enhanced ABC Role in Pacific

The announcement by Labor's Communications Shadow Minister, Michelle Rowland, that the ABC would be funded to take on an enhanced...

Book giveaway winners

The winners of our book giveaway have now been decided but it wasn’t an easy task — when we asked...

Free webinar — Who Needs the ABC?

Who Needs the ABC — Why Taking it for Granted is No Longer an Option is published by Scribe and was written by...

'In real terms, the ABC is going backwards' writes Jonathan Holmes

Former ABC MediaWatch legend Jonathan Holmes has written an article for ABC Alumni looking at how, in real funding terms,...