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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...

ABC Emergency Services Essential During National Disaster

The  significant role of the ABC in providing emergency services information is well regarded by Australians who rely on...

Christmas Greetings from ABC Friends

It’s not an easy time to send Christmas greetings to our many friends and supporters because my thoughts are focussed...

Update magazine - December 2019

ABC Friends' triannual magazine Update has been sent out to our members and appears online on our website.

Peter George on why we must Defend Media Freedom

This is a speech given by Peter George at the 2019 Defend Media Freedom forum hosted by ABC Friends Tasmania.

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ABC Friends have got you covered this Christmas

As the giving season fast approaches, we would like to remind you of the wonderful merchandise that we have on...

ABC Friends meet with Communications Minister Paul Fletcher

ABC Friends met with Communications Minister Paul Fletcher yesterday to discuss ABCF funding, media freedom and the need for whistleblower...

Democracy's Watchdogs interviews prominent Australian investigative journalists

Democracy’s Watchdogs is a non-profit organisation which "aims to honour the work of Australian investigative journalists and educate the public about...

Call to action: Scott Morrison must intervene to get Julian Assange medical assistance

ABC Friends and supporters are urged to contact the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, Foreign Minister Marise Payne, and Attorney General...