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The ABC can't stand still, David Anderson tells ABC Friends

ABC Managing Director, David Anderson, recently told an ABC Friends audience that as the national public broadcaster, the ABC has...

December 2023 news and updates

What a year! A report to our members and supporters

Axing The Drum: short sighted and inexplicable

Thousands of The Drum’s loyal audience members have expressed their dismay at the ABC’s decision to discontinue the program in...

ABC Friends supports the ABC Giving Tree

For 35 years the ABC has conducted the ABC Giving Tree appeal. The appeal is Tasmania's biggest Christmas charity and...

Enjoyable evening at ABC Friends WA Annual Dinner

We had 47 bookings at our dinner at the Herdsman Tavern, the venue we used last year also. It’s a...

Update magazine - thank you

Welcome to Update for December 2023.

WA Annual General Meeting 2023

Peter Kennedy spoke at the AGM of ABC Friends WA, held on 12 November.

ABC Managing Director’s address to ABC Friends Victoria

ABC Managing Director David Anderson addressed the ABC Friends Victoria annual dinner in Melbourne, Friday 17 November 2023.

Independence central to public service media, the ABC says

The Federal Government should legislate five year funding terms for the ABC and enshrine in law a prohibition on cutting...