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Jul 01 2012

Happy 80th Birthday, ABC!

It was 80 years ago today (1 July 1932) that Australia’s national broadcaster — ABC — was officially opened by Prime Minister Joseph Lyons. The Australian Broadcasting Commission — as it was then — initially comprised of twelve existing radio stations, covering each State capital city as well as Newcastle, Corowa, Rockhampton and Crystal Brook …

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May 05 2008

TV Week Logie Awards 2008

Former Home And Away star Kate Ritchie has won her second Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television. The actress, who has recently left the series after twenty years on-air, also won the award for Most Popular Actress. Full list of this year’s TV Week Logie winners, in order of presentation: Most Popular …

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Dec 16 2007

The Year That Was… #4: Lots of laughs in ’07

Australians love their comedy on TV, but in the last couple of years, apart from a few stand out successes like Spicks & Specks and Thank God You’re Here, there wasn’t a great deal to laugh about. Then 2007 came along and the tide was turning. ABC‘s The Chaser’s War On Everything was plucked from …

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