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ABC’s ‘Backroads’ shines a light on the experience of being intersex

ABC’s ‘Backroads’ shines a light on the experience of being intersex

The ABC’s Backroads program shared the story this week of Tasmanian Rob Wilson who is a world famous chicken breeder. The chicken obsessed farmer also shared his experiences of being intersex. Wilson explained that he was born with both male and female genitals, and while doctors performed surgery just a few days after his birth, he was […]

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Claire Chandler can’t name one Tasmanian sports club who want her bill

Claire Chandler can’t name one Tasmanian sports club who want her bill

Senator Claire Chandler claims that her bill to prevent transgender women participating in sport is desperately needed, but she couldn’t name a single sporting group in her home state who support the bill. Earlier this week Prime Minister Scott Morrison have his endorsement to Senator Chandler’s bill which would amend the Sex Discrimination Act, saying […]

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Tony Armstrong explores canine curiosities in ‘A Dog’s World’

Tony Armstrong explores canine curiosities in ‘A Dog’s World’

In a new three-part series, dog lover and ABC News Breakfast sports presenter Tony Armstrong takes us on a journey into the incredible world of our four-legged friends. A Dog’s World with Tony Armstrong features interviews with the world’s top canine researchers, shining a light on dogs’ fascinating evolutionary journey, revealing their amazing super senses, […]

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‘Killing Eve’ fourth & final season coming to ABC iView this February

‘Killing Eve’ fourth & final season coming to ABC iView this February

Villainelle and Eve fans rejoice! The fourth and final series of the multi award-winning global phenomenon, killer series, Killing Eve will launch on ABC iview later this month. A new episode will premiere each week on both ABC iview and ABC TV, with an unmissable double episode premiere on Sunday February 27. Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer […]

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ABC announce their presenter team for Mardi Gras 2022

ABC announce their presenter team for Mardi Gras 2022

The ABC has announced a diverse and talented family of presenters will host the 44th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in an unforgettable evening celebrating community and pride, live from the Sydney Cricket Ground. TV journalist and presenter Hamish Macdonald will be joined by ABCQueer’s Mon Schafter and comedian Steven Oliver in anchoring the parade. […]

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Australian lesbian pioneer Francesca Curtis dies aged 90

Australian lesbian pioneer Francesca Curtis dies aged 90

Francesca Curtis passed away on Christmas Eve, she was 90 years old. In October 1970, Curtis and her partner Phyllis Papps made history when they became the first lesbians to come out on national television in Australia. Appearing on the ABC program This Day Tonight, Curtis and Papps gave television viewers a glimpse into their life as […]

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The broadcast of Sydney Mardi Gras is moving to the ABC

The broadcast of Sydney Mardi Gras is moving to the ABC

The broadcast of Mardi Gras is moving from SBS to a new home at the ABC. SBS has been the event’s broadcast partner since 2014 but in 2022 it’s going to have a new home at the National Broadcaster under a three year deal. The ABC will also be the broadcaster for World Pride when […]

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Broadcaster Fran Kelly leaves RN Breakfast after 17 years

Broadcaster Fran Kelly leaves RN Breakfast after 17 years

ABC broadcaster Fran Kelly has announced she’ll be stepping down from her role hosting the Radio National Breakfast program. The political journalist has been hosting the show for 17 years. Kelly announced her impending departure on air on Thursday morning. “I’ve been in this role for 17 years and I have loved every second of […]

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NSW man convicted over death threats to staff at the ABC’s Q+A program

NSW man convicted over death threats to staff at the ABC’s Q+A program

Warning: This article contains mentions of anti-LGBTQIA+ violence. A NSW man has sentenced to jailed for nine months after being found guilty of making death threats to the staff of the ABC program Q+A.  David William Wonnocott, pleaded guilty to the charges after telling police that he was offended by the amount of times the […]

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Jack Charles & Nakkiah Lui star in new ABC comedy ‘Preppers’

Jack Charles & Nakkiah Lui star in new ABC comedy ‘Preppers’

ABC’s new six-part comedy series Preppers launches on ABC TV on Wednesday November 10 at 9.10pm, with all episodes available to binge on ABC iview. Starring the multi-talented Nakkiah Lui, Preppers delves into the crazy world of ‘prepping’ – that is, preparing for the end of days. Written by Lui and Gabriel Dowrick and directed […]

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