Monday 4 March 1985 — DARWIN

ABC replaces its separate news and current affairs programs with ABC National, a one-hour program combining both news and current affairs analysis.

See also: Monday 4 March 1985 — MELBOURNE, Monday 4 March 1985 — SOUTH AUSTRALIA, Monday 4 March 1985 — WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Monday 4 March 1985 — TASMANIA

The National, ABC’s $25m news gamble [2015]

Source: TV Star, 1 March 1985

7AM 7.30am Sesame Street
8AM 8.30 Play School
9AM 9am For Schools: Six Australians, Watch, Looking Around, Secondary Media, The Magic Bag, For The Juniors, Infinity Limited
11AM 11.30 Close
1PM 1pm For Schools: Look At A Book, Words And Pictures
2PM 2.30 Sesame Street
3PM 3.25 AEIOU
3.30 Play School
4PM 4pm Mr Squiggle And Friends
4.30 The Prince And The Pauper
4.55 Danger Mouse
4.30pm Wombat
5PM 5pm Astroboy
5.25 Come And Get It
5.35 Heroes
5pm Go Health
5.05 The Flintstones
5.30 Perfect Match. Greg Evans, Debbie Newsome
6PM 6pm ABC National. Richard Morecroft, Geraldine Doogue PREMIERE 6pm Sale Of The Century. Tony Barber, Delvene Delaney
6.30 Sons And Daughters
7PM  7pm Mother And Son
7.30 Fawlty Towers
7pm News At Seven
7.30 A Country Practice
8PM  8pm Minder 8.25 Bridge Autos Toyota Wheel
8.35 Kingswood Country
9PM  9pm Police
9.45 A New World (For Sure)
9pm The Bounder
9.30 Thriller: Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are [IMDB]
10PM  10.15 All Star Soccer
11PM  11.15 Close 11pm Close