National Archives of Australia

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Out of the Cabinet: the news is brought to you by…

Issue 9 January 2013

Using recently released 1984 and 1985 Cabinet records, Philip O’Brien reveals the Hawke government considered ads on the ABC and other controversial changes to the national broadcaster. Continue reading

What a gem! Taking the Olympics to the world

Issue 7 August 2012

Watch rare footage from the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne - and see how much media and telecommunications have changed. Continue reading

Promoting history, culture and literature: ABC television and the creative writer

Issue 4 October 2011

The role of creative writers in ABC television drama of the 1960s and 1970s as revealed through the script holdings of the Archives. Continue reading