Wednesday, December 29, 2021

ABC Australia plans to boost Pacific presence as China's shadow grows


No indication regarding a resumption on shortwave

By Zoe Samios and Rob Harris

ABC managing director David Anderson has revealed the national broadcaster is preparing to step up its presence in the Asia-Pacific region significantly next year, more than seven years after its cable channel dedicated to the region was shuttered.

In a wide-ranging interview with The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, Mr. Anderson said the public broadcaster was exploring ways it could expand its presence in the region, to serve both Australian and regional audiences.

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