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It is principally funded by the direct grants from the Australian government but is expressly independent of government and partisan politics. The ABC plays a leading role in journalistic independence and is fundamental in the history of broadcasting in Australia.When did the ABC start using the ABC logo?
In 1996, ABC began using idents which feature a modified version of the 1963 logo design being drawn in the air by various people; these idents feature the slogan, it's your abc .When was the ABC International Television Service established?
International television service Australia Television International was established in 1993, while at the same time Radio Australia increased its international reach. Reduced funding in 1997 for Radio Australia resulted in staff and programming cuts.When was the National Broadcasting Service established in Australia?
In 1928, the government established the National Broadcasting Service to take over the 12 A-Class licences as they came up for renewal, and contracted the Australian Broadcasting Company, a private company established in 1924, to supply programs to the new national broadcaster.