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TV veteran gives Abbott a blast

Network Ten‘s breakfast program Wake Up hasn’t succeeded in gaining much of an audience since it launched in November last year — but an interview on Wednesday’s program has caused a stir on social media. The morning after Treasurer Joe Hockey handed out his “heavy lifting” federal budget, Prime Minister Tony Abbott was facing the music …

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50 years of BTQ7, ABQ2

This weekend marks yet another television station’s 50th anniversary.  Brisbane’s BTQ7 was launched on 1 November 1959.  It was Brisbane’s second TV channel, following QTQ9 that had launched in August of that year. Brisbane also didn’t have to wait long to get their third TV channel, as national broadcaster ABC opened its Brisbane channel, ABQ2, …

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