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August 2023 news and updates

Welcome to our August 2023 e-news  

The cost of defamation

Defamation cases cost the ABC dearly. In a recent report to the Senate, we learnt that the ABC has spent...

The ABC in the Pacific: trusted but underfunded

The ABC remains the largest and most trusted public media broadcaster in the Pacific - with a strong capacity to...

How can the ABC engage younger audiences?

The ABC recognises the need to increase its digital output to gain younger audiences, but there’s emerging evidence that it...

And the winners are...

It’s award season and, once again, the ABC’s producers, presenters, performers and journalists have won a host of national and...

The ABC’s demographic cliff

How can the ABC keep faith with its loyal existing audience while seeking to engage new, younger audiences – all...

The Winter Dinner 2023

The ABC Friends’ NSW & ACT Winter Dinner was held on 20 July in the heritage-listed building at 238 Castlereagh...

ABC independence: have your say

ABC Friends is calling on our members and supporters to let the Federal Government know your views on how the...

Help ABC Friends SA/NT organise participation in 2024 Adelaide Writers Week

ABC Friends SA/NT and Victoria are working together to have a strong presence at the Adelaide Writers Week in March....