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Focus On ABC: Budget, press freedom and new Board members

From legal battles and funding issues to the press freedom inquiry, explore our latest roundup about the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

ABC HQ Sydney

Government proposes wage freeze for ABC staff

Concern that proposal to freeze wages could pose a threat to Australian public broadcaster’s independence.

Future Tense podcast, ABC Radio National

LISTEN | The ongoing fight to save public broadcasting

The Public Media Alliance discuss the importance of public media as well as the threats that public broadcasting faces worldwide on ABC Radio National's 'Future Tense'.

US public media

What would be lost if Trump’s plans for public media succeed?

For the fourth year in a row President Trump has proposed cutting all federal funding for public service media. What would US citizens lose if public media disappears?

NPR CPB funding

Latest Trump budget eliminates funding for public media

The Public Media Alliance is once again calling on President Donald Trump to drop proposals to slash federal funding for public media.

NPR CPB funding

Trump to cut federal funding for public media?

Once again, federal budget proposals take aim at funding for public media, causing deep concern for the future of quality local news and content.

CPB

CPB respond to proposed elimination of federal funding

Corporation for Public Broadcasting CEO responds to proposals to eliminate federal funding for US public media in next years budget.

NPR CPB funding

Trump’s push to defund and defunct the CPB

Trump’s proposed 2019 budget cuts would drastically impact rural public media outlets, threatening their knowledge of foreign and domestic politics

ABC's Brisbane offices

Change ahead for PSBs in Australia and New Zealand

Budget announcements mark significant challenges for ABC while RNZ welcomes boost.

Australia, UK’s PSBs receive cuts to international and news

This week saw the announcement of 80 job losses for ABC Australia, and a net 220 posts from BBC News, the latest in ongoing cuts to Public Service Broadcasting around the world