Tag: This Week At Expo

Jul 01 2015

Ten Brisbane turns 50

Ten Brisbane is 50 years old today. As well as being Brisbane’s third commercial station it was also the third station to launch in the Independent Television System — the network now known as Network Ten. The licence to operate the new channel was awarded to Universal Telecasters (Queensland) Limited in February 1964. But only a few weeks …

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Apr 28 2013

World Expo 88 — 25 years on

It was 25 years ago that Brisbane was on show to the world when it hosted World Expo 88.  It was the first time in a century that the world’s fair had been hosted in Australia — the last time was in Melbourne in 1880. The 1988 world’s fair was hosted at Brisbane’s South Bank …

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