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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...

SAVE THE DATE: ABC Friends excellence award 2024

Kim Williams is more than just a former Murdoch boss, but his new role does not make it his ABC

The public broadcaster is under siege. Williams must focus on bringing staff and management together again.

Vale Mac Stewart

On Tuesday 13 February, Mac Stewart died. Mac was an active member of ABC Friends Queensland and was a representative...

Can Kim Williams save a besieged ABC?

Declining audiences, accusations of bias, and concerns about staff/management relations: it’s been a tough time for the ABC. Add to...

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...