(ABC)
Communications and the Arts
The ABC is a national (publicly funded) broadcaster, providing news, current affairs and entertainment programming on television, radio and digital services across Australia. The ABC's principle function is to provide content which informs, educates and entertains all Australians, contributes to a sense of national identity and reflects the cultural diversity of the Australian community. The ABC is also required under its charter to provide an international broadcasting service to encourage an awareness of Australian news and attitudes overseas. In addition, the ABC has a role in promoting the performing arts in Australia.
1800 627 854
Appropriations 1045911000
Departmental expenses 1102782000
Average staffing level 4141
700 Harris Street
Ultimo NSW 2007
Australia

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983, section 5

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Material

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Recreation and Culture

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    1 July 1983

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 9994, Your Capital City and Postcode

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