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Main sources of news in Australia 2020

In a 2020 survey about the main source of news for Australians, 60.6 percent of respondents said they used an internet based source as their main source of news. By comparison, 59.5 percent said they watched TV news and 42.4 percent said they listened to radio news broadcasts.

Breakdown of main sources of news in Australia in 2020

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Release date

April 2020



Survey time period

March 2019 to February 2020

Number of respondents

13,267 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

respondents were able to nominate more than one main source of news

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Note: television includes Free-to-Air TV and Pay TV.

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