ABC Friends NSW & ACT

ABC Friends NSW & ACT

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About Us

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ABC Friends NSW & ACT (Inc), was established in 1976 to defend the ABC against funding cuts. Since then, we have defended the ABC against threats from both Labor and Coalition governments to compromise its independence and reduce its funding. For more information see our Vision Statement and Constitution.

To achieve our aims we:

  • make submissions to government
  • lobby members of parliament
  • provide informed comment about the ABC to the media
  • hold discussions with the ABC Managing Director and Chairman of the BoardABC Friends NSW & ACT talking to community members at ABC Friends NSW & ACT at Glenbrook Australia Day 2020
  • address community groups
  • organise activities in support of the ABC
  • provide opportunities to socialise with like-minded people
  • encourage members to make their views about the ABC known to their Federal Member of Parliament
  • provide facilitation for members to engage with their local Federal MP

There are local branches of ABC Friends in many areas of NSW and the ACT.  Contact your local branch if you want to become involved at a local level.


General Enquiries: [email protected]
Membership Enquiries: membership_nswact[email protected]
Postal Address: PO Box 1391 North Sydney NSW 2059
Facebook: @abcfriendsnsw  

ABC Friends NSW & ACT 2023 Committee

President: Tess Howes
Vice President: Cassandra Parkinson
Secretary: Peter Lindenmayer 
Treasurer: Sharon Ooi
Public Officer: Margaret Whealy

Committee Members

  • Gia Metherell
  • Ross McGowan (Convenor of Central Coast branch)
  • Jenny Trowse
  • Bruce Stevenson 
  • Mal Hewitt
  • Carmel McCallum (Convenor of Shoalhaven & South Coast branch)
  • Jennie Hicks (Secretary of Northern Rivers branch)
  • Sue Noske (President of Blue Mountains branch)
  • Janine Kitson
  • Jan Febey