News

See our latest news posts here. Click on a news item below to read the full story.

Tell your MP: Our ABC is essential for national renewal and recovery

During recent crises of bushfire, drought, and pandemic the ABC has continued to offer essential services: information, warnings, and advice,...

Help the Prime Minister support Australian talent

ABC Friends welcomes the ABC's initiative to provide urgent support for Australian creatives during the COVID-19 crisis.

Time for 'starved' ABC's funding to be restored

Former CEO and editor in chief of The Age, and ABC Friend Media Advisor, Ranald Macdonald writes that, "It is very much...

Why is an essential service - like our ABC - being snubbed by the Communications Minister?

It is hard to understand why the Communications Minister, Paul Fletcher, can find $50 million for the regional commercial broadcasters,...

Summer's Story

Meet Summer Gwynne! She is a Tasmanian Friend and the only Tasmanian member of the ABC Advisory Council.

Easter Greetings

Just a short Easter Greeting as we are all facing a very different four day “holiday”, when traditional ways of...

Our kids need the ABC

The ABC's role in educating, entertaining, and guiding generations of us is well known.

Tasmania's (somewhat curtailed) plans for 2020

ABC Friends Tasmania's State Committee met last month and developed a full plan of activities for the year.  

Farewell and Thank You to Belinda and Trevor Wright

Before the world went awry, ABC Friends Tasmania's Northern Branch organised a farewell for two of its stalwart members, Belinda...