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Today's policy rhetoric calls for Australia to use 'all tools of statecraft' to represent the nation internationally, nurturing trusted partnerships and dealing with a complex array of global and regional threats. In that context, the ABC's Charter function as an international broadcaster has been undergoing a significant revival, especially in the Pacific region. It provides predominantly English language television to the Pacific and Asia, an FM re-transmission of ABC Radio Australia in the most populous locations across the Pacific and in Timor-Leste, and bespoke digital platforms and social channels for audiences across the Indo-Pacific. Significantly, ABC International Development also works with counterparts in Papua New Guinea and Pacific-island states, Timor-Leste and Indonesia, building capacity and strengthening media systems. According to the ABC, it aims to 'support better democratic governance by promoting public interest journalism and media'.

In this in-person event, hosted by the AIIA in association with ABC Friends Tasmania, Claire M Gorman discusses the developing role, challenges and impact of ABC international services in a highly sensitive information environment.

Jul 24, 2024

17:30 - 19:00 GMT+10

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Law Faculty, Univ of Tasmania
Hobart, tasmania, Australia
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Speakers

  • Claire Gorman (ABC’s Head of International Services)

    Claire Gorman

    ABC’s Head of International Services

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