ABC Southbank Centre
Architect: Cox Architecture, 2018
City of Melbourne | C57
The home of news, conversations and culture in Melbourne. Opened in May 2017, the ABC’s new workplace brings all local production together under one roof. Fitted out with state-of-the-art radio, editing and TV studios, the building is a recognition of the reality of modern media
Come and explore behind the scenes of the ABC building in the heart of Melbourne’s arts precinct, where all the exciting production takes place. You’ll see live radio in action, visit the studios, TV sets and have the chance to meet some familiar faces or put a face to the voice you hear on ABC Radio. There’ll be displays and attractions for all ages, including a VR experience for kids.
ABC NEWS TOUR
Ever dreamt of going behind the scenes and seeing the ABC News Room?
In this guided tour at ABC Southbank, you’ll learn about the daily production of the news bulletin, see the control room, and explore the sets of News Breakfast, 7pm News, The World and the weather! Some of the team will be available across the day for your tour including 7pm presenter Mary Gearin, senior reporter Ben Knight and Nate ‘The weatherman’ Byrne.
Need to Know
Open: Saturday 27 July 10am–3.45pm
Tour Type: Open Entry, Self-guided
Access: Limited mobility, all ages.
Notes: Expect queues, refreshments available
Kids Activity: Attractions for all ages and a VR experience for kids
Building Type: Workplace
Architecture Era: Contemporary (2001- current)
Transport: Tram stop: Sturt St/Southbank Bvd on route 1
Photo Credit: Courtesy of ABC Radio Melbourne
120 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank, Southbank VIC