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Senator Griff motion against ABC job losses fails in the Senate

On 11 June 2020 Senator Griff moved a motion regarding ABC job cuts in the Australian Senate. However, there was a...

The Federal Government needs to listen to Ita

As job cuts loom, the Federal Government needs to listen to Chair of the ABC Board, Ita Buttrose's, concerns about ABC...

ABC Alumni condemns “Trump-like lie” over ABC job losses, national broadcaster is “bleeding”

Former ABC staff and supporters today roundly condemned the Government’s ongoing cuts to the national broadcaster’s budget, which will soon...

76% of Australians oppose any further cuts to the ABC’s budget

The findings of an independent Roy Morgan national opinion poll, commissioned by ABC Friends Victoria, serve as a warning to...

It is time for the ABC

Former CEO and editor in chief of The Age, and ABC Friend Media Advisor, Ranald Macdonald asks why is the ABC being...

Research shows Australians turn to the ABC during crisis

Independent research has reinforced ABC Friends' survey from earlier this year: Australians turn to the ABC during a crisis. 

Australians overwhelmingly oppose ABC budget cuts

According to a new survey, 76% of Australians oppose any further cuts to the ABC’s budget and 49% believe it should get...

ACT Region Branch members appreciate the ABC

ACT Region Branch members Jane, Sue and Gia brandish appreciative posters outside the ABC Studio in Canberra on a cool...

Will Paul Fletcher stop ABC's budget starvation?

At a virtual Town Hall Meeting in Sydney this week local resident and ABC Friend, Janine Kitson, registered her question...