7pm TV NewsOn April 12, (2010) in a story about the coal carrier that ran aground in Queensland waters, the ABC reported that the incident occurred on Easter Saturday. In fact, the event was on Holy Saturday, the day after Good Friday and it is the last day of Holy Week.
Radio National – Saturday Extra 6 May 2006
A listener complained that the program’s host incorrectly stated that the 15 April 2006 was “Easter Saturday”. The listener pointed out that the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is called “Easter Eve”.
The ABC agreed that this was incorrect.
PUBLIC REPORT ON AUDIENCE COMMENTS AND COMPLAINTS APRIL – JUNE 2006