Tony Eastley

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Tony Eastley is an Australian journalist.

Journalism career[edit]

Eastley began his journalism career in the 1970s with The Examiner newspaper in Launceston, Tasmania before joining the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 1979.[1]

With ABC-TV he spent stints in Singapore and Hong Kong as a foreign correspondent.[1]

After returning to Australia he presented ABC TV's breakfast news.[1]

From 2002 to 2003 he was the newsreader of the NSW ABC-TV 7pm news, having taken over from long-standing newsreader Richard Morecroft.[1] He is now the presenter of the local radio news and current affairs programme AM. He is based in Sydney.

In January 2014, Eastley resigned from AM to become senior presenter on ABC News 24. Chris Uhlmann was announced as his replacement.[2]

In June 2016, Tony Eastley retired from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation after 37 years.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Eastley is married and has two children.[1]

Media offices
Preceded by
Richard Morecroft

2002 - 2003
Succeeded by
Juanita Phillips
Preceded by
Kim Landers
ABC News Afternoons

2014 - 2015
Succeeded by
Kumi Taguchi


  1. ^ a b c d e "About - Tony Eastley". AM. ABC Online. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
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  3. ^ "The ABC farewells veteran broadcaster Tony Eastley after 37 years". ABC News. 2016-06-25. Retrieved 2016-06-26.