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Surprise! Surprise! IPA continues attacks on ABC

The Institute of Public Affairs has (IPA) commissioned a survey by global firm Dynata to continue its campaign against the...

Reverse the Cuts Rally outside Minister Fletcher's office

Over 100 ABC Friends in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney Branch waved more than the flag for the ABC, requesting...

Bushfire crisis: An inspiring story from an ABC Friend

Residents of the north-eastern side of Blackheath were on alert from the moment the Gospers Mountain Fire entered the...

Sydney Lunchtime Lecture: Australia's Catastrophic Bushfires and the ABC

This lecture, a collaboration between ABC Friends & WEA Sydney, will look at the catastrophic bushfires; media reporting by the...

ABC Friends' Special Bushfire Edition of Update

ABC Friends have released a special bushfire edition of our magazine, Update.

Senate moves to thank ABC

A motion praising the emergency work of the ABC, but noting the stress on already dwindling ABC funding, was made...

Breaking news: Senate to vote on National Emergency Communications Plan

Today Senators can vote to recognise and support ABC Emergency Broadcasting Services and start to plan for a National Emergency...

Interim Report of Survey of ABC Emergency Broadcasting in Bushfire Affected Communities

95% of respondents to ABC Friends' Survey of ABC emergency broadcasting in bushfire affected communities believe there is a need for a...

Urgent call for Federal Government to restore vital infrastructure and transmission funding

ABC Friends have made an urgent call for the Federal Government to restore funding that guarantees infrastructure and transmission that...