A public-owned, “public-purpose social network” run by the national broadcaster should be developed to lessen Australia’s reliance on Google and Facebook, a think tank has proposed as the tech giants threaten to hold back local services. Facebook has threatened to stop Australian users from sharing news stories on its platform

The Federal Parliament has suffered a cyber breach and various media outlets are reporting that security agencies are investigating if China is the possible source. Sources have told the ABC the attack was detected in its early stages but authorities are yet to determine if data had been stolen during

Outgoing ABC chief Michele Guthrie believes there is no justification for her termination as Managing Director of the ABC and is considering her legal options, according to a statement released today. In the statement, Guthrie said she was “devastated” by the ABC Board’s decision to remove her today, roughly halfway

The ABC is set to boost its digital group with 30 new staff as the national broadcaster continues its shift online in response to changing media consumption habits. According to the ABC’s digital network director Angela Clark the media landscape has  fundamentally altered in recent years with the rapid uptake

ABC Shops across the country will begin phased closures as Aunty moves towards an online retail model. Disruption to CD and book sales – and huge government funding cutbacks to the national broadcaster brought the business unglued. In a statement anouncing the closures the ABC said, “This strategy aligns with