Latest News from ABC Friends Northern Tablelands

Robyn Williams speaking at the Armidale Bowling Club, 6:30pm Oct 12

ABC Friends 2022 public talk with Robyn Williams (October 12)

Poor ABC radio reception? ... Have you tried the internet?

Poor radio reception on the Northern Tablelands, particularly for Radio National, has been discussed in previous posts.  But as a...

ABC Friends (Northern Tablelands) quarterly meeting, 5:30pm on 11 August

The August meeting of the ABC Friends (Northern Tablelands) will be held at Kent House, 5:30 to 7:00pm on Thursday...

Independent media for the public good can't be taken for granted

For a democracy to function effectively, those in power have to be accountable to those who vote them in.  This...

Current Solutions for Reception Issues

Current Solutions Poor television and radio reception can be partially resolved by use of the Australian Government’s Viewer Access Satellite...

ABC Broadcast Strength in the Northern Tablelands

Do you have problems receiving ABC Radio or Television broadcasts where you live?

Whistleblowing - An act of public broadcasting?

Whistleblower is a term which refers to those who call out illegitimate activity.  Contexts vary in which this might occur,...

Margaret Reynolds, soon to retire as National ABC Friends President

For the past 6 years Margaret Reynolds has been a very effective national President of the ABC Friends; she was...

2022 Heywire Youth Innovation Grants

Heywire is an ABC initiative to encourage those between the ages of 16 and 22 years to become actively involved...

Why support the ABC Friends?

At times, I am reminded as to why I actively support Australian public broadcasting, primarily in the form of the...