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Applications are now open for ABC Advisory Council Chair

Monday 30 September, 2019

 The ABC is inviting applications for a new member of the ABC Advisory Council to perform the role of Advisory Council Chair.

Apart from chairing the Advisory Council meeting, the chair will also meet with the Chair of the ABC Board, Ita Buttrose and Managing Director David Anderson, to discuss the Councils workplan as well as overseeing the guiding recommendations.

ABC Chair and MD meet the PM

Tuesday 11 June, 2019
The ABC Chair, Ita Buttrose, has met with PM Scott Morrision to discuss the recent raid on ABC headquaters at Ultimo by the AFP.

No details of the meeting have been released other than a statement by the ABC outlining the meeting that also included ABC Managing Director, David Anderson and the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, Paul Fletcher.

The ABC sent out the following release

Ita Buttrose tells the Goverment she is gravely concerned about AFP raid

Friday 07 June, 2019
ABC Chair, Ita Buttrose has expressed her concern about the AFP raid on the Ultimo headquarters of the broadcaster, and has sought an assurance from Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, Paul Fletcher "..that the ABC not be subject to future raids ."

David Anderson appointed ABC Managing Director

Friday 03 May, 2019

David Anderson has been confirmed as the ABC's new Managing Director.

Senate committee split on political interference at the ABC

Tuesday 02 April, 2019

A Senate committee has delivered its report into allegations of political interference in the ABC covering everything from the dismissal of the Managing Director Michelle Guthrie to the appointment of Ita Buttrose as the ABC Chair. 

Captain’s Pick a good one

Monday 04 March, 2019

Comment from Peter Saxon

Ita Buttrose named ABC Chair

Wednesday 27 February, 2019
The government has named Ita Buttrose as the new ABC Chair.

Federal Cabinet met in Sydney yesterday, and approved the appointment for the next five years, then the decision went through an approval process, consulting the opposition and taking it to the governor general for assent.

Recruitment company Korn Ferry was commisssioned by the government to compile a short list, but Buttrose's name was not on it.

Everybody wants to rule the ABC

Monday 25 February, 2019
BREAKING: The Australian is reporting that senior government sources confirmed cabinet had chosen Ita Buttrose as the ABC’s next chair.

Ita to nail Kyle

Monday 19 February, 2018

Ita has plans for the KIIS FM host following an early morning ambush.

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