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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Statutory Body
Alternative Names:
  • ABC
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    Summary Information:
    'The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australia's largest public broadcasting organisation.' (Australian Government, 2007)

    The Australian Broadcasting Commission, running 12 pre-existing radio stations, was established in 1932 by the Federal Government, followed by its first television transmission in 1956. In 1983, the Australian Broadcasting Act established the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)(ABC Website, 2007).

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