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Statement on ABC Investing in Audiences

Today our CEO Matthew Deaner welcomed the ABC’s affirmation of plans to increase investment in independent Australian production.

“The ABC’s partnership with the independent production sector is key to its success as Australia’s greatest cultural institution. Investing in Audiences sets out a clearly articulated plan to greater engage and reach Australian and international audiences. The independent production sector stands ready to meet the demands of these audiences for great Australian content and will assist the ABC in achieving its goals.” 

“Together, Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie have set out an ambitious plan to propel the ABC into the future by investing in technology and audiences. I commend their commitment to delivering an enduring and relevant ABC that is founded on great Australian content. I welcome the ABC’s commitment to increasing its output of Australian drama and children’s content and call on other broadcasters to do the same.”

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