Cathy McGowan: Member for Indi

ABC urged to continue investment in rural and regional Australia

The Board of the ABC will visit Indi when it attends the "Back to Yack" street party on 25 November. Cathy McGowan welcomed their attendance in parliament and encouraged the ABC to see rural and regional programming as an investment, not a cost.

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commented 2016-11-23 11:23:55 +1100
Thanks Cathy but how about saying something to Michelle Guthrie about the ABC’s misinformed plans to axe Australian music (including (The Inside Sleeve, The Daily Planet, The Rhythm Divine, The Live Set & RN Afternoons and Miyuki Jokiranta’s Soundproof and Jazztrack) from Radio National?What about the Sydney-centric approach to putting interesting programs on digital radio which we, in Regional Australia, can’t get? What about the gradual attrition of coverage and skilled staff?