Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is the taxpayer-funded, left-wing national broadcaster in Australia. It operates radio, two television networks, and Internet services throughout Australia and also overseas through Australia Network TV and Radio Australia.
The ABC was founded on June 23, 1929 as privately owned commercial network the Australian Broadcasting Company, which was acquired by the Australian government and renamed as the Australian Broadcasting Commission on July 1, 1932. It received its present name on July 1, 1983 following the passing of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983.
- Local Radio - studios in many regional areas during the day with networked programs from state capital cities at other times
- Radio National - nationwide network
- Classic FM
- Triple J - youth network
- Newsradio - 24 hour news, and relay of the proceedings of the Parliament of Australia while in session
- dig - digital (internet) radio - 
- ABC 1 - analogue TV (soon going digital)
- ABC 2 - digital TV
- Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983