ABC News (formerly ABC News 24; also referred to as the ABC News channel) is an Australian 24-hour news channel launched and owned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The channel replaced the former ABC HD channel (which simulcast ABC TV in high definition) and commenced broadcasting as ABC News 24 at 7:30 pm (AEST) on Thursday, 22 July 2010.
The majority of the channel’s content is produced from the station ABN, in Ultimo, Sydney which the public can view being presented from an atrium looking into the news presentation studio. ABC’s breakfast television programme, News Breakfast, Afternoon Briefing and the evening programme The World is produced at ABV Southbank, Melbourne (weekdays).
Due to the relaunch of ABC HD on 6 December 2016, the picture quality of ABC News channel was reduced to standard definition. (Wiki)