ABC’s drastic action requires full explanation

News reports this morning that ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie has been sacked by the ABC board require a full and detailed explanation according to Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

“The dismissal of the Managing Director, seemingly without notice, requires a full and detailed explanation from the ABC Board,” Senator Abetz said.

“I am hopeful that the new Managing Director will ensure that that the Ultimo-centric broadcaster is more in line with the aspirations of Australians including by delivering benefit to the taxpayer, stopping the left-wing bias and bringing an end to the frolics masquerading as news and 'comedy' from some ABC employees.”

“I wish Ms Guthrie well for her future,” Senator Abetz concluded.

The greatest hits under Guthrie’s ABC include:

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Eric Abetz has been a Liberal Senator for Tasmania since 1994 and has served in a range of Leadership, Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial roles.

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