31 December 2011 archive

2011: We remember…

Geoff Raymond Sonia Humphrey Noel Stanaway James Elliott Bob Davis Bill Hunter Michele Fawdon Jon Blake Rex Mossop Godfrey Philipp Googie Withers Ray Taylor Reg Whiteman Paul Lockyer John Bean Gary Ticehurst Ian Carroll Sean Flannery Harold Hopkins David Fordham David Jull                   2010: We remember… 2009: …

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Another year gone… already…?

It doesn’t seem that long since we welcomed 2011! Australian television reached a number of milestones this year: Ten years of digital TV; 40 years of Sesame Street on the ABC; Mal Walden celebrated 50 years in broadcasting and Tracy Grimshaw reached 30 years at Nine; Play School turned 45; Four Corners turned 50; TV …

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Aggregation anniversaries: NNSW and VIC

It is twenty years since the final stages of the aggregation of regional markets were launched in the eastern states – finally bringing viewers in those areas the same amount of choice of commercial television as their capital city cousins. Following implementation in Southern NSW and Canberra (1989) and Regional Queensland (1990) came the aggregation …

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Obituary: David Jull

A belated obituary for former Queensland MP and media identity David Jull, who died in September this year following a battle with cancer.  He was 66. Jull was a radio journalist and presenter in his early career, working at Brisbane radio stations 4BH and 4IP, before moving to television.  He was the first person to …

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