5 June 2010 archive

Lynda Stoner goes undercover for animal rights

In the 1970s and ‘80s, Lynda Stoner was one of TV’s glamour girls.  After being crowned Miss TV Times (pictured) in 1976, she went on to star in popular dramas The Young Doctors, Cop Shop and Prisoner. But, in a report this weekend in the Sydney Morning Herald, Stoner’s latest ‘role’ is as far removed …

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ABT2 launch signals ABC milestone

The first stage of the national roll-out of ABC’s television network was Sydney and Melbourne, completed in 1956, and the second stage was to expand ABC to the so-called “BAPH” cities – Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart.  ABT2 Hobart was the last of these to go to air when it launched on 4 June 1960. Thousands …

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