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February 2024 news and updates

We’re now in the second half of this government’s term of office. In next to no time we’ll be heading...

Peter Greste in Tasmania: why frontline journalism has never been more important

ABC Friends Tasmania and the University of Tasmania School of Creative Arts and Media invite you to Dying to Tell...

Statement on unfair dismissal case between Antoinette Lattouf and the ABC

The case at the Fair Work Commission between Antoinette Lattouf and the ABC has exposed problems that follow years of...

ABC Friends welcomes new Chair

ABC Friends welcomes the appointment of Kim Williams, AM, as the incoming Chair of the ABC Board.  

Relations already strained between NZ Govt and public media

The often troubled relationship between conservative governments and public media organisations has been thrust into the spotlight in the earliest...

Impartiality and balance in the spotlight - again

The Gaza conflict has brought concepts of impartiality and balance in news coverage into the spotlight again, with some of...

ABC referendum coverage: Yes voices dominant, but balance achieved

A review of the ABC’s referendum coverage has found that the ABC fulfilled its role as a national public broadcaster....

What a year! A report to our members and supporters

As 2023 comes to a close, I’m filled with gratitude for all the encouragement you’ve given ABC Friends this year....

ABC Friends decries release of Four Corners footage

When the WA Police used the Order to Produce provisions of the WA Criminal Investigations Act to demand that the...