5 January 2013 archive

January is Rage retro month

It’s January again.  Time for Rage to go back through the ABC archive and dig out those classic pop music shows of years gone by.  For the next four Saturday nights (or early Sunday morning), Rage goes retro in what has been an annual tradition for years. Retro month kicks off with a one-hour preview …

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Obituary: Binny Lum

Former Melbourne radio and TV personality Binny Lum has died peacefully after a short illness at the age of 97. Lum was born in Adelaide to a Chinese father, a well-respected doctor of traditional Chinese medicine, and Australian mother. Her career in broadcasting was predominantly in radio, working at Melbourne radio stations 3XY, 3AW, 3DB, …

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Imparja turns 25

Imparja Television, Australia’s indigenous-owned commercial TV network, is celebrating 25 years of broadcasting this year. The first transmission — a Test Cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka — was broadcast on 2 January 1988.  The channel was officially opened two weeks later. For viewers in the central Australian region, including remote towns Alice Springs, …

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