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Right person, wrong job

Albo missteps on ABC Chair appointment

29 January 2024

2:30 AM

29 January 2024

2:30 AM

Finally, the government has appointed someone who actually understands broadcasting to the leadership of the ABC.

In the same breath, however, Albanese has appointed the outstanding Kim Williams to the wrong job at the national broadcaster.

He’s got the job of Chair of the Board replacing outgoing Chair, Ita Buttrose. In my opinion, he should have taken the job of Managing Director.

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