9 December 2011 archive

Dec 09 2011

GLV: Australia’s first regional channel

It is 50 years today since Australia’s first regional television station was officially opened. GLV10, covering Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley in eastern Victoria, was opened on Saturday, 9 December 1961.  The launch was the culmination of seven years of planning, starting when a group of influential Gippsland individuals formed Gippsland Telecasters.  The group also …

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