Updated October 15, 2018 12:52:44 Communications Minister Mitch Fifield knew the ABC board was planning to sack managing director Michelle Guthrie a fortnight before she was formally dumped. Key points: Senator Fifield argued the findings of an investigation show there was no political interference with the ABC He told the Senate he had a “professional
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Updated October 12, 2018 20:53:00 It was meant to be the first day of the rest of his life, but on Friday Ian Henderson instead found himself treading the well-worn path back to the ABC’s Melbourne studio. The veteran ABC Victorian newsreader had already bid farewell to colleagues and friends, and was minutes into what
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Updated October 11, 2018 21:08:13 Photo: It was meant to be his final bulletin, but technical problems delayed Ian Henderson’s farewell. (ABC News: Paul Higgins) Even the studio couldn’t bear to see him leave. After 38 years at the ABC, and a quarter of a century as the face of ABC News Victoria, Ian Henderson’s
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Posted October 05, 2018 10:03:31 Photo: Tamara Oudyn is a former Stateline presenter and has been reading the news on weekends. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Related Story: ‘Time to move on’: Victoria’s face of ABC News announces retirement Map: Melbourne 3000 Tamara Oudyn and Mary Gearin have been named as the faces of ABC News’
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By Director of News, Analysis and Investigations Gaven Morris Updated September 26, 2018 18:58:15 Photo: ABC’s Director of News, Analysis and Investigations Gaven Morris. (AAP: Joel Carrett) Today, the Australian public has asked to be reassured that the ABC’s independence is protected. It has been and it always will be. Australia’s public broadcaster acts only
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Budget 2018: ABC funding frozen in $84 million hit to bottom line

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Updated May 08, 2018 21:28:27 The Government has announced it will freeze the ABC’s annual funding indexation for three years from July 2019, costing the organisation $84 million. External Link: @gavmorris: “Let’s be clear… ABC indexation freeze plus direct cuts to abc news funding amounts to over 120 million disinvestment in public broadcasting.” ABC Managing
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Courtroom memoir recalls magic tricks, massages and other gallery mischief

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Posted March 08, 2018 15:33:16 Photo: ABC reporter Jamelle Wells has seen it all in courtroom galleries. (Supplied: Steven Siewert) Courtroom galleries hear all the facts about the most horrific crimes and, while most of us would find such gritty details disturbing, there are some who consider it free entertainment. Senior ABC court reporter Jamelle
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