He isn’t exactly the leader from central casting, but this ABC lifer, whose first role was collecting dirty tea towels, could be just the kind of down-to-earth bloke the public broadcaster needs right now.
- by Jane Cadzow
This episode of Good Weekend Talks looks at ABC boss David Anderson, in a conversation between Good Weekend senior writer Jane Cadzow and The Age and Sydney Morning Herald media reporter Zoe Samios.
- by Konrad Marshall
Playing the “nice dad” in Packed to the Rafters and 800 Words made him a star but playing a nasty chef on Aftertaste has spiced things up.
- by Karl Quinn
Many cried foul when Leigh Sales turned up at Victoria’s daily COVID-19 press briefing last week. Why?
- by Craig Mathieson
Producers must now meet minimum diversity standards if they want their program to be commissioned by the national broadcaster.
- by Michael Lallo
Abusive behaviour in kitchens is so pervasive to our understanding of chefs, it’s even shown up in kids’ films like The Little Mermaid and Ratatouille.
- by Sam van Zweden
ABC supporters are concerned that mismanaged budget cuts, a staff exodus, and an overly expansive remit have put a huge strain on its resources.
- by Zoe Samios
Last week the 35-year-old claimed a record that even global successes The Wiggles haven’t managed.
- by Robert Moran
A lawyer for one of the Russell Street bombers has flagged seeking an injunction that would prevent the ABC screening a series that includes a recreation of the deadly blast, to protect against potential juror bias in a criminal trial.
- by Adam Cooper and Karl Quinn
It was a replay of a scene Melbourne has long tried to forget – the day in 1986 when a bomb tore a hole in the heart of the city. But this time it was just make-believe.
- by Karl Quinn
The businessman sued the media outlets for defamation for suggesting in a Four Corners broadcast that he paid “bribes” in the form of political donations.
- by Michaela Whitbourn