Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions. If you can’t find what you’re looking for contact us
How do I find out if ABC International Development can work with my organisation?
Contact us and tell us about your organisation and what you would like to achieve.
We can then discuss options with you.
Do you work only with broadcasters?
We work with all media, including broadcast (television and radio), online, print and other media
Can ABC International Development fund my project or organisation?
We welcome requests from media organisations for advice and/or funding.
We are not a donor agency, so are rarely able to provide funding for media development activities.
However, we are happy to work with you to find the most appropriate funding agency; and to design and select activities to meet your organisation’s goals and requirements.
How can I seek assistance from ABC International Development?
We welcome requests from media organisations for advice or funding, or both.
Contact us to find out how we can work together.
How is ABC International Development funded?
Development assistance bodies and funding agencies such as AusAID fund many of our activities.
We can arrange other initiatives directly with national and commercial media organizations on a fee-for-service basis.
How many people do you employ?
International Development employs about 25 staff based in Australia, Asia and the Pacific.
What is your relationship with the ABC?
ABC International Development is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s self-funding consultancy enterprise. We are part of the ABC’s International Division alongside Australia Network Television, Radio Australia, and International Relations.
The ABC is Australia’s only national, non-commercial broadcaster. It is also Australia’s largest broadcaster, employing more than 4,000 people to provide radio, television and online services as well as ABC-related products to people in Australia and around the world.
What countries do you work in?
The ABC has worked with the media throughout Asia (including Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, East Timor, Bhutan Hong Kong and The Maldives); the Pacific, (New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Nauru and the Cook Islands); Africa (South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Kenya); Iran and the Middle East.
How can I work for ABC International Development?
We welcome expressions of interest from suitably-qualified media professionals in the Pacific, Asia, Australia and around the world.
Where do you advertise positions for your projects?
We advertise all positions here on our website
We also advertise in the Australian and international press and on development websites such as the Australian Development Gateway
Do you employ people from outside the ABC to work on your projects?
Yes. We welcome applications and expressions of interest from suitably-qualified media professionals in the Pacific, Asia, Australia and around the world.
I have applied for an advertised position. How can I find out the status of my job application?
We advise all candidates on the outcome of their application once a position has been filled.
Selecting staff can be a time-consuming process, and your patience is appreciated.
Do you engage volunteers?
All positions we advertise are for paid employment.
However, we welcome volunteers with appropriate skills and experience.
If you are interested in volunteering, contact us or visit Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AYAD) online
How can I find out more information about ABC International Development?