Coalition’s $17.1m Pacific broadcasting plan was not ‘sought out’ by commercial networks | Media | The Guardian

The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Vanuatu’s prime minister, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas

Abbott, the Pillock of the Pacific destroyed Radio Australia with his cuts to the ABC. Radio Australia was the heart beat in the Pacific for over 75 years. Now they want it back and handballing it to the likes of Murdoch or any other commercial enterprise none of who want it or understand what to do about it. (ODT)

The Morrison government is set to hand $17.1m to the commercial networks to provide TV programming to Pacific nations but the TV industry says it did not seek the funds and does not know what content to provide.

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