Media Files

May 10, 2018

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Michelle Guthrie has pledged to oppose further cuts to the ABC's budget, telling government that they would do well to remember what the broadcaster means to voters. And other media tidbits of the day.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

ABC v the government. ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie addressed staff around the country yesterday about the federal budget cuts to the broadcaster, repeating via video many of the points from her public and internal staff statements. She said the ABC would continue to oppose the "further, substantial budget cut", and keep negotiating the ABC's next three years of funding with the government.

Guthrie also noted that any cuts would be judged at the upcoming federal election:

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