2 March 2013 archive

‘Ramsay Street’ house sold for $867,000

This modest-looking house in suburban Vermont South, Melbourne, sold at auction earlier today (Saturday) for $867,000. The sale may have been somewhat helped along by the mere fact that it is in Australia’s most famous street — Ramsay Street, the setting for Neighbours. The Herald Sun reports that the property at 3 Pin Oak Court was …

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Obituary: Peter Harvey

Peter Harvey, veteran journalist at the Nine Network for almost 40 years, has died at the age of 68 from cancer.  His family were by his bedside. His career started at The Daily Telegraph in Sydney, winning a Walkley Award in 1964.  He went on to work for Newsweek magazine, covering significant stories including the …

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New laws could trigger media storm

Proposed changes to media ownership laws could spark a flurry of industry mergers, acquisitions and sell-offs not seen in a generation. If the Government approves media reforms as part of its media convergence review it may allow networks the capacity to increase their share of the national audience. At the moment commercial network owners are …

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Adam Boland moves to Ten

Former Seven Network producer Adam Boland has ended months, if not years, of industry speculation by joining the Ten Network as its new Director of Morning Television. He starts at the network on 18 March, reporting to news director Anthony Flannery.  It happens to be the same date that incoming CEO Hamish McLennan takes on …

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