In Sydney, Australia, Value for Public Money; Money for Public Value. The 6th bi-annual RIPE conference will bring together scholars and industry partners in public service media in Sydney, Australia from September 5 – 8, 2012. So please mark your calendars and begin making preparations to attend. Our sixth conference is co-hosted by the University of Sydney and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). A Call for Papers will be published in early autumn 2011, so please stay tuned for more information. We will begin updating the RIPE website soon (http://www.ripeat.org/). This is the first RIPE conference hosted in the southern hemisphere and aims to broaden this unique initiative in public service media research and industry concerns beyond Europe and North America to embrace work in Oceania, South and South-east Asia. Accordingly, submissions are particularly invited from scholars of public service media in the global south. The language of the conference is English.