Fact Check Unit to close, 14 jobs to go from the ABC’s national specialist News reporting team (including one position in Perth), as a result of a $48m funding cut in the federal budget. Find out more by visiting the National Website of ABC Friends: abcfriends.org.au.
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THE ABC IS SUFFFERING A ‘DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS’. DO NOT THINK IT IS SAFE , IT IS RAPIDLY FALLING AWAY. NOW IS THE TIME TO STAND UP AND DEMAND PROPER FUNDING FOR THE NATIONAL BROADCASTER.
If you’d like to help the WA Committee campaign in the lead up to the Federal Election on 2nd. July, call 0468 560 993 and leave a message. We need your help!
SARAH KNIGHT, Manager 720 ABC Perth, will be guest speaker at our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING to be held on Sunday, 18th. October, starting at 1:30pm, at the ABC Centre, cnr. Royal & Fielder Streets, East Perth.
Sarah has worked for Local Radio in Perth and WA regional stations for many years and in many capacities, on air and behind-the-scenes,
and is a familiar voice on your ABC Radio.
If you care about the ABC and believe in the importance of an independent, non-commercial, properly funded and truly national
public broadcaster, please come along and support ABC Friends.
We seek committed people willing to share their time and skills
for a worthy cause.
Imagine an Australia without the ABC.
The attached letter was sent to ABC Managing Director Mark Scott on 4th. February.
It is very much a complaint about the growing centralisation of the ABC in Sydney and the accelerating diminution of the ABC Perth Centre (& the other smaller capital city centres around the country).Letter to Mark Scott 04Feb15
The letter was copied to Dr. Fiona Stanley, ABC Board member, and to members of ABC Friends (WA) Inc.
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