When May 20, 2024 at 2:00pm 1 hr 30 mins
Contact ABC Friends Ballarat [email protected]

A free one-hour+ workshop to help lovers of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) to get the best out of it now that it is focussed on meeting the needs of the new digital generation.

The workshop is for local supporters of the ABC to attend in person, and for supporters from other communities and ABCF groups to attend via Zoom, hosted on Zoom by ABC Friends Victoria.

Please RSVP if you would like to be sent a link to the Zoom meeting.


  • How the ABC has changed in the last thirty years.
  • The platforms where ABC content is available
  • How to keep up to date with new content
  • “Linear” Radio & TV options
  • Podcasts
  • Audiobooks
  • The Apps for Android and iOS
  • The news app
  • iview
  • ABC Listen
  • ABC Kids
  • ABC in emergencies
  • Why should I log in?
  • Other frequently asked questions
  • Hands on workshop

Your host

Peter Marks has worked on and off for the ABC since the 1990s. Starting in radio as a panel operator, he also worked as a producer and occasional on-air contributor. Most recently, Peter returned to the ABC to work in Digital Network for five years. As a software developer he worked on apps including iview & news. For more than a decade, Peter was part of Fran Kelly’s RN Breakfast show presenting commentary on technology news. Currently Peter talks about technology on Philip Clark’s national Nightlife program.

What to bring

If you have a phone, tablet or laptop - bring it along

Will you come?