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Here you will find an archive of content generated by or for ABC Alumni since 2018. Use the subject headings on the left to find articles of particular interest, use the search button, or just scroll through. These articles and videos document our campaigns, our responses to issues, as well as anecdotes and recollections of significant moments in the ABC’s history.

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Vale Leigh Tierney – Production Designer Extraordinaire

January 15, 2024

Leigh Tierney, production designer extraordinaire passed away on 9th January 2024. He spent four and a half decades at the ABC in Sydney, working in drama, documentaries and news and current affairs. Flamboyant, fastidious and very, very creative, he is fondly remembered by Eric Napper and friends.

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Vale Wendy Borchers – Renowned Archive Producer

January 14, 2024

It was with great sadness that we learned last week that legendary archival powerhouse, Wendy Borchers has died at the age of 78 years. Wendy spent four decades at the ABC and has left a legacy of some of the ABC’s most important and memorable archive-rich programs. In retirement, she was a strong and active member of ABC Alumni, contributing articles on 4 Corners’ 60th Anniversary and her memories of growing up as an Argonaut. She was also a passionate campaigner for an independent and properly funded public broadcaster.

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