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It’s not all about digital and AI

Public media organisations are facing a multitude of challenges in an ever-increasing digital world, but they must not lose their...

We need to meet about recent changes: Read our letter to the ABC

ABC Friends has written an urgent letter to the ABC following staff changes as a result of recently announced structural...

June 2023 news and update

Welcome to this second edition of ABC Friends’ new national, monthly e-news.

Andrew Bent Panel Discussion

On 21 May, ABC Friends Tasmania and the University of Tasmania Media School held a public forum to commemorate the...

5 year funding gets a 5 year plan

The ABC has followed the recent announcement of its digital-focused major restructure with a new five-year plan to guide the...

Stan Grant

ABC Friends shares the serious concerns arising from Stan Grant’s decision last month to stand down from the ABC in...

It’s not all about traditional media

The Australian media authority is now considering feedback on the planned creation of an Australian news measurement framework. The ABC’s...

New tourism idea – visit your ABC on the road!

ABC Friends Queensland member, Vikki Uhlmann recently travelled around Australia and thinks she may have come up with a new...

Collaborator wanted to help ABC Friends celebrate 100 years of radio

ABC Friends Victoria is seeking advice or contacts to help develop a short, visual production to celebrate the 100th anniversary...