ABC Friends Submissions Archives

ABC Friends Submissions Archives

You can view our archived submissions below.

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October 2018

‘Allegations of political interference in the ABC including the termination of the Managing Director, Ms Michelle Guthrie, conduct of the Chair and Board, and governance of the ABC.' – ABC Friends’ Submission Oct 2018′

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July 2018

Submission to the Review of Australian Broadcasting Services in the Asia Pacific conducted jointly by the Department of Communications and the Arts and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
ABC Friends - National

January 2018

Submission to the Inquiry into the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Fair and Balanced) Bill 2017 of the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee
ABC Friends - National

May 2017

Submission to the Inquiry into Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Restoring Shortwave Radio) Bill 2017 of the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee
ABC Friends - National

February 2016

Submission to the Inquiry into the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Advocacy) Bill 2015 of the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications (including supplementary)
ABC Friends - National

January 2015

Submission to the Inquiry into the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Local Content) Bill 2014 of the Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications Legislations Committee
ABC Friends – National

January 2013

Submission to the Inquiry into the ABC’s commitment to reflecting and representing regional diversity of the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee
Friends of the ABC NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic & WA
Tas | WA

February 2012

Submission to the Convergence Review Committee responding to the Committee’s Interim Report App A & B ABC’s Importance to Australian Life & The ABC at Risk from Commercial Media App C & D Media Content is Influenced by Ownership & Need for Media Diversity
Friends of the ABC Australia

September 2011

Submission to the Inquiry into recent ABC programming decisions of the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee
for Friends of the ABC – NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic & WA

October 2010

Submission to the Inquiry into the National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 of the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee.
By Friends of the ABC – NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic & WA

July 2010

Submission to the Australian Government on The future direction of Australia Network (Australia’s publicly-funded international television broadcasting service).
By Friends of the ABC (Vic) Inc.

June 2009

Submission to The National Human Rights Consultation.
Appendix A. Operation of Commercial Media
Appendix B. ABC’s Importance to Australian Life The ABC Charter.
Appendix C. Public Broadcasting Cannot be Taken for Granted.
Friends of the ABC (Vic) Inc

December 2008

ABC and SBS: Towards a digital future. Submission to the DCITA Review.
Friends of the ABC (Vic) Inc

April 2008

The ABC – Australia’s Cultural & Democratic Future.
Submission to Australia 2020 Summit. Discussion area: Creative Australia.
Friends of the ABC – Qld, Tas, Vic & WA

April 2008

ABC International Broadcasting – Important to Australia’s Relations with the World. Submission to Australia 2020 Summit. Discussion area: Australia’s Future in the World.
Friends of the ABC – Qld, Tas, Vic & WA

April 2008

The ABC- Critical to Good Governance & Democracy.
Submission to Australia 2020 Summit. Discussion Area: Governance.
Friends of the ABC – Qld, Tas, Vic & WA

May 2006

Inquiry into the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Bill 2006.
Submission to the Senate Environment, Communications Information Technology and
The Arts Legislation Committee. By Friends of the ABC – Qld, Vic & WA

April 2006

Inquiry into the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Bill 2006
Staff-Elected Director Position
Friends of the ABC – Qld, Vic & WA

August 2001

Friends of the ABC Submission to the Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee
ABC Board Appointment RecomendationsFriends of the ABC – SA

February 1998

Inquiry into National Transmission Network Sale Bill 1997 and National Transmission Network Sale (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1997. Inquiry of the Australian Senate Environment, Recreation, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee.
Mansfield Report