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Speak up for the ABC

Forum – This additional Senate Inquiry into the ABC is in fact not a routine majority Senate Inquiry as we are led to believe by the Morrison Government. It has…


Wars and words both vile

Forum – I would like to agree very much with Gary Balzola (“What is it good for?” Chronicle Forum, Sep 1) regarding how all the world continues to suffer thanks…


Jobs will take years to bounce back

Analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs, based on data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) weekly payroll and wages, has found that in the first three weeks of…


Eyes on May Budget funding for the ABC

Forum – On May 11, 2021, the Federal Budget will be handed down. The October Budget 2020 did not contain any recognition of the ABC’s outstanding community service during the…



Murdoch documentary appreciated

Forum – May I again congratulate our ABC, justifying its important existence with its brilliant and enlightening series and documentary on Rupert Murdoch. Having always been aware that his virulent…


ABC is much needed

Forum It was with much surprise on reading Dr N Padmanabhans’ letter in Forum issue 264, that anyone could be so misinformed in regard to the ABC. This channel is…


Unlikely

In reference to reader K. Woldring’s letter about Lucy Wicks’ professed support for the ABC (Issue 265), it is risible to think that she will actually do so. It is…



Swallowing the Murdoch Kool Aid

Dr.N.Padmanabhan (October 16); if you don’t like the ABC and prefer Newscorp, I think you’ve swallowed the Murdoch Kool Aid. Look where this particular news source has got the USA:…



Speak up for the ABC

Forum – A few years ago the Friends of the ABC had a market stall at the Avoca markets and Lucy Wicks, her husband and friends visited us. She had…



ABC needs its friends now

ABC Friends Central Coast branch is encouraging Central Coast residents to let local MPs know how important the public broadcaster is to them with services such as the 7.45 am…



Increase funding for the ABC

Forum – Prime Minister Joseph Lyons’ government established the ABC on 1 July 1932, delivering radio across the country, and 24 years later Prime Minister Robert Menzies on 5 November…


Tory policy to cripple the ABC

[Forum] In response to R. Hall’s letter to the editor that appeared in edition 250, it is Tory policy to cripple the ABC for refusing to toe the conservative line….


The ABC has lost its way

[Forum] I’ve been a life long consumer of ABC TV and Radio and considered myself a friend of the ABC. But I’ve noticed over several years that the ABC has…


Restore funding for the ABC

[Forum] Restore funding for the ABC The ABC is an essential service and urgently needs the restoration of its funding. So why is the Member for Robertson silent on the…