FURTHER CUTS TO SBS WILL “DEVASTATE” CONTENT

The broadcasting of the FIFA World Cup, Tour de France and specialist language services are at risk of being cut by Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull, it has been revealed today.

SBS Managing Director, Michael Ebeid confirmed that any future cuts to the SBS would “devastate” content, including sporting broadcasts, news and current affairs and language services.

After promising the night before the election “no cuts to ABC or the SBS”, Tony Abbott ripped $8 million out of the SBS as a “down payment”, with the prospect of more cuts to come.

Mr Ebeid made it clear that there is no more to cut in the back office of the SBS, meaning the future cuts will directly impact content.

Tony Abbott has lied to the community in his Budget of broken promises. Services that many new Australians rely on, as well as quality content that all Australians love, are now on the chopping block.

THURSDAY, 29 MAY 2014