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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...

Melanesian Media Freedom Forum Declaration

The declaration statement made by the Melanesian Media Freedom Forum held at Griffith University in Brisbane, 11-12th November 2019.

ABC Friends go to lobby in Parliament House, Canberra

Next week National President Margaret Reynolds and Vice President Ed Davis will be heading to Canberra to talk with parliamentarians...

Olympic Committee should ask Federal Government to enable the ABC to broadcast the Tokyo Olympics

ABC Friends strongly rejects the statements made by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), apparently blaming the ABC itself for the...

ABC Friends NSW & ACT to hold Broadcasting Award & End of Year Evening on November 22

ABC Friends NSW & ACT will be holding an awards night to celebrate great journalistic work in what has been...

Senator Rex Patrick on the Right to Know

Senator Rex Patrick has written an opinion piece in the Canberra Times titled Right to Know: media freedom and Australian democracy...