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Southern Highlands Branch – opened

The Bowral Bowling Club was the venue for the launch of the latest ABC Friends NSW & ACT Branch as...

$5million for AAP: Good for media diversity - but what about the ABC?

Minister For Communications, Paul Fletcher has been praised for recognising the importance of Australian media diversity by granting $5million to...

Two ABC Board positions available

The ABC Board has two vacancies and applicants with a strong understanding of the media environment and the ABC Broadcasting...

New Southern Highlands Branch - soft launch

2pm on Wednesday, 23rd September, with correct physical distancing, a limited number of Southern Highlands residents are holding a soft...

Please support an independent AAP to help maintain Australian public broadcasting

ABC Friends need your help to save the Australian Associated Press Newswire service (AAP) and keep an independent public news...

Morning Tea with Samantha Stayner

In early September ABC Friends in southern Tasmania shared an informal morning tea and discussion with the ABC’s Samantha Stayner,...

Checking the Pulse #2

Welcome to our blog series - Checking the Pulse - providing you with useful and informative ABC Friends News bites....

Stand up for the ABC: a call to arms

In our September webinar Kerry O'Brien, Emma Dawson and Ed Davis reminded us that cuts to the ABC are occurring...

ABC Friends WA billboard

Heading south along Albany Highway in September? Look out for our billboard at Kojonup Airstrip.