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Federal Budget offered no respite to the ABC

The Federal Budget offered no respite to the ABC with further reduction in funding in coming years and no announcement...

ABC Tasmania Annual General Meeting 2020

We have sent a formal Notice of Meeting to Members of the Association. We now extend an invitation to our...

Northern Sydney residents forced to go to Canberra to find Minister Fletcher

Northern Sydney ABC Friends are travelling to Parliament House, Canberra for Budget Day on 6th October to call for the...

How the ABC spends its money and why it matters

The ABC is Australia’s most trusted media organization – 81% of Australians trust it as a source of information. The...

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...