Sir Andrew and Lady Fairley Foundation Lecture

La Trobe University Shepparton's annual Sir Andrew and Lady Fairley Foundation Lecture  was held on July 19.  ABC Managing Director Mark Scott addressed the crowd about ABC’s future plans, its work in regional Australia and beyond the digital divide.

In attendance at the event were special guests, Andrew Fairley of the Sir Andrew and Lady Fairley Foundation as well as Tim Mathieson, partner of Prime Minister Julia Gillard and former local Shepparton resident.

Dr Elizabeth Lavender, Director of La Trobe Shepparton Campus said that the popularity of the event had grown, with a 25 per cent increase on the previous year's attendance, and commended Mark Scott's valuable insights into recent changes at the ABC and their ongoing commitment to embracing new media.

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