Welcoming the New Generation – this is your ABC too!
Embracing Digital Technology
Our Vision
An independent ABC valued by all Australians and fully supported by government

About ABC Friends

We are a not-for-profit volunteer based organisation with 70,000 members and supporters across Australia. We have operating divisions in all states and territories.

If you value the ABC as we do we encourage you to join us.

Our Mission

To represent the community interest in defending and promoting the vital role of the ABC as a national public broadcaster and media organisation

Our Strategy

We seek to influence government policies on the ABC and to ensure that it remains independent and is fully funded to fulfil its role as Australia’s national public broadcaster and media organisation as set out in the ABC Charter.

Are Streaming services willing the battle ?

The streaming services winning the battle for attention, and the feature Australians want. SBS web site  Source: AAP / Jenny Kane/AP It's not subscription platforms like Netflix that Australians are spending the most time watching, according to a new [...]

2023-11-12|Categories: Digital Media, Solial Media|Comments Off on Are Streaming services willing the battle ?

ABC Consumer Support Falls

The ABC has issues its Annual Report see Link to full report The SMH reporter Calum Jaspan has written a summary piece detailing all the critical (performance) elements. Here is a Link to the pdf file. [...]

2023-10-27|Categories: About the ABC, Digital Media, Public Media, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ABC Consumer Support Falls

Digital News Report

University of Canberra Digital News Report 2023 Description This report is part of a long-running international survey coordinated by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, an international research centre in the comparative study of journalism based [...]

2023-10-24|Categories: Digital Media, Public Media, Solial Media|Comments Off on Digital News Report

Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge the traditional owners throughout South Australia and Northern Territory.  

We acknowledge their custodianship of the land and pay respect to their Elders,  past, present and emerging.

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