On Thursday ABC News Breakfast will acknowledge twenty years since the Port Arthur tragedy. Michael Rowland will broadcast from the Port Arthur historic site.
A memorial service screens nationally at midday AEST.
Tasmanian ABC viewers will also see a one-hour edition of ABC News from the site with Peter Gee and special guest host Judy Tierney.
ABC News Breakfast 6am AEST on ABC, ABC News 24 & iview
Between 6.00-9.00am News Breakfast will hear from local community members affected by the tragedy and speak to former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer about the gun law reforms that followed.
News Breakfast will also look ahead to the wreath laying and memorial service taking place at Port Arthur later that day.
ABC News Special: Port Arthur Memorial
12.00pm on ABC / 12pm AEST on ABC News 24 & iview
On the twentieth anniversary of the Port Arthur tragedy ABC, ABC News 24 and iview will broadcast the memorial service live from Port Arthur.
ABC News Special (Tasmania only)
7.00pm on ABC
At 7pm (Tasmania only), join us for a special one-hour edition of ABC News, live from Port Arthur. Peter Gee and special guest host Judy Tierney will lead us through never before told stories and we’ll pay tribute to those in the community and their journey over the past twenty years.