April 2007 archive

Apr 28 2007

Rosemary Margan signs off after 42 years

For 42 years, Rosemary Margan has been a consistent, if not understated, voice on Melbourne radio and television – presenting weather forecasts and commercials and was also a long-standing presenter at TV Week Logie Awards nights in the 1970s. But now, just short of her 70th birthday, the gentle voice of Rosemary is being retired …

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Apr 16 2007

Justine Saunders

Justine Saunders, one of Australia’s most prominent indigenous actresses of the 1970s and 1980s, has died in Sydney after a battle with cancer.Born in Queensland in 1953, Saunders came to prominence in the 1970s in the Nine Network series Luke’s Kingdom before scoring an ongoing role as Rhonda in Number 96 in 1976. Later TV …

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Apr 05 2007

The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal

In most parts of the country the telethon is only a fading memory – there was a time when each city, and even some regional areas, had at least one telethon aired during the year. A lot of these have long gone but a few still remain. Perth’s TVW7 still produces an annual telethon – …

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Apr 02 2007

TV Week Logie Awards announce nominations

TV Week has announced its nominations for the upcoming 2007 TV Week Logie Awards. While a lot of the popular-voted categories might bring groans of “Who?” from anyone over the age of 18 – there are a couple of surprises particularly in the Gold Logie nominations: Bert Newton – host of 18 Logie Awards presentations, …

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