Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused to rule out merging the ABC with SBS - echoing Conservative Party policy to merge them into two national radio and TV networks and cut their funding commensurately.
SBS reports that ABC radio asked Mr Morrison if he would consider a merger and responded that he would “wait and see” what the government’s efficiency review says.
“I mean those sorts of ideas have been floated before … I’ll wait to see what the review says, I think that’s the fair and sensible thing to do,” he said
In a week that has seen the ABC sack its managing director, Michelle Guthrie, and lose its chairman, Justin Milne, Conservative Party leader Cory Bernardi has told the Triple M radio network's Luke Bona the ABC is demonstrably out of control.
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