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AM and PM presenters Sabra Lane and Linda Mottram on the move

Friday 11 September, 2020

In October Mottram will relocate to Bega, in south-east NSW, while Lane is planning a January move to Hobart.

Farewell ABC, my main squeeze: Andrea Ho takes redundancy

Thursday 27 August, 2020


Andrea Ho was the Head of Planning for ABC Regional and Local until earlier this month, when she took a redundancy.

High profile ABC staff made redundant

Saturday 22 August, 2020

Saturday AM presenter Elizabeth Jackson has been made redundant from the ABC, joining Emma Alberici who has settled legal action with the national broadcaster and taken a redundancy.

Roberta Allan to curate delivery of Australian content across ABC TV, iview and listen

Wednesday 19 August, 2020

The ABC has appointed experienced programmer Roberta Allan as Head of Content Curation & Distribution within its Entertainment & Specialist division, to manage the delivery of outstanding Australian content across multiple channels and platforms.
In her new role, Roberta will be responsible for the distribution of all ABC non-news content and acquisitions to engage new and current audiences, on platforms such as ABC TV, ABC iview, ABC listen and on social media.

Efficiency, change and pain as ABC staff prepare to walk out the door

Thursday 30 July, 2020

The ABC has been moving ahead with its redundancy process, with the final change proposals sent to staff on 21 July. 

With the expressions of interest in redundancy process now complete, and positions identified for redundancy, the national broadcaster is currently consulting on the proposals with employees and their representatives.

Ita slams Millenials. Millenials slam Ita

Saturday 25 July, 2020

Speaking at a closed session of the Australia-British Chamber of Commerce this week, ABC Chair Ita Buttrose criticised Millenials.

The ABC will be more local, diverse, personalised and capable: MD David Anderson

Saturday 11 July, 2020

ABC Managing Director David Anderson has worked his way up at the national broadcaster since 1989, when he first joined the organisaton as a switchboard operator.

He spoke at the National Press Club this week to push the point about the national broadcaster's value to Australia and also discussed the need for the ABC to be paid by the tech titans for content that appears on facebook and google. Highlights form his speech are below:

ABC News strategy expands to digital despite cuts: Gaven Morris

Thursday 02 July, 2020

“Nothing has been left untouched.”

The ABC’s Director of News Gaven Morris explains the strategy behind the recent cut to the 0745 radio news.

In a detailed interview with Steve Ahern, Morris says there is a bigger picture than just cutting a bulletin, the change is part of the rebalancing of priorities to better serve digital audio services, as well as broadcast radio.

Adam Stephen's ABC drive show extended to more of regional Queensland

Tuesday 23 June, 2020

ABC Radio has changed some programming in Queensland after "great audience feedback," following a temporary period when Adam Stephens’ Northern drive program went to listeners in Western Queensland and Capricornia.

They will now hear the FNQ drive show, hosted by Adam Stephen, on a regular basis.

This will allow ABC Radio Queensland's southern drive presenter Sheridan Stewart to concentrate on the big markets of the Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and Bundaberg.


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