[LINK] ABC and Shier's NPC speech
Wed, 7 Mar 2001 12:39:27 +1100 (EST)
>From Shier's speech
following the decision of the federal Parliament to grant the ABC
multi-channelling, we will by mid-year launch a second ABC digital
television channel that will begin to better cater for younger children and
>The Age has a report on Shier's speech yesterday.
>Time to put the 'A' back into the ABC:
>The story includes:
>"After the decision by Federal Parliament to grant the ABC
> multi-channelling, the broadcaster would launch a second
> television channel to cater to young children and youth
> mid-year, he said."
>Has anyone else heard about this? Isn't it a bit premature since no one
>can see a second channel? Talk about waste of resources.....or have I got
>The story title also suggests a distribution of production outside of
>Melbourne and Sydney, with the story stating a 40% redirection by 2003.
>Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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