Abc.net.au or ABC Online is the online service of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It covers a wide network of websites including radio, television, news and video-on-demand with over 5 million pages. It is one of Australia’s largest and most-visited website and the 11th most popular websites.
Their news covers Australian and international sports, day-to-day news items, politics, war, weather, crime and many other news items. People can search for local news based on provinces and cities they are interested in. They can also search the archives for old stories.
The life category contains articles about day to day life such as health, relationships, beauty, recipes, psychology, food, money, social media issues, home and garden, travel, family, style, work, etc. It is easy to stay entertained and informed by reading this category.
The science section contains articles on the latest science news, nature, the human body, the brain, health, medical news, astronomy, technology, the environment, reproduction and many other scientific areas. It also discusses science programs that appear on radio, television and the internet.
The health category has articles on fitness, medical findings, mental health, diet and programs that are shown on radio, television and the web.
There is also a children’s category, ABC Children, which contains articles about children’s television shows and games. For example, ABC Me is where children can watch news, stories, and cartoons from all over the world. The App provides games, competitions, activities and podcasts. ABC Education, which is linked to children, offers free educational resources for teachers, parents and students up to secondary school and thousands of games, videos and programs.
There are many other categories that people can search such as world news, business, sports, weather, analysis & opinion, arts & culture, environment, fact check, gardening, haywire, indigenous, religion & ethics, and rural stories & news.
People who love to listen to the radio can access any ABC television station on their computers and mobile devices. The TV section has television features, highlights and a TV guide. iView offers videos for people’s favourite shows.
Every day there are highlights for upcoming programs on all television and radio networks. Best of all, Abc.com.au is available as an app for mobile devices.
Shopping has become easy through abc.net.au. ABC curated a list of their largest partners who supply toys, clothing, magazines, book, CDs, DVDs and more. Abc.net.au is not involved in the eCommerce business but focuses rather on curating products and related content. Any question concerning products can be directed to the retailers directly.
Who owns abc.net.au?
Abc.net.au is owned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Australian national broadcaster, that is wholly owned and funded by the Australian government though it maintains its independence from government and partisan politics. The head office of ABC is in Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Is abc.net.au subscription based?
Unlike commercial websites, abc.net.au does not require subscription from its visitors. It provides its services for free while getting funding from government.