12 September 1959: Shirlene Clancy, Geoff Hiscock, John D’Arcy (The Teenage Hour)

12 September 1981: Bill Stalker (Cop Shop)

12 September 1992: Sophie Lee (Sex)

12 September 1998: Swimmer Susie O’Neill and Ray Martin (Midday)

12 September 2009: Esther Anderson and Luke Jacobz (Home And Away)

12 September 1971: Nine in Sydney and Melbourne presents Quest Of Quests, hosted by Bert Newton with former Miss World Ann Sidney, announcing Australia’s representatives for the upcoming Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International, Miss Teen International and Queen Of The Pacific pageants.

12 September 1977: John Waters, Gerard Kennedy, John Frawley and Sean Scully star in The Trial Of Ned Kelly, a dramatisation of the trial of the 19th century bushranger. The ABC telemovie is narrated by actor and writer Alan Hopgood.

12 September 1984: Nine screens the special Cut That Out, hosted by Peter Sumner, Graeme Blundell, Victoria Nicolls and Brian Bury, billed as Australia’s first bloopers show.

12 September 1990:ABC debuts drama series Embassy, tracing the story of Australian Embassy staff in strife-torn Ragaan, a fictional Islamic, South East Asian country.  The series stars Bryan Marshall, Janet Andrewartha, Alan Fletcher, Nina Landis, Frankie J Holden, Gerard Maguire, Nicki Wendt, Joseph Spano and Anthony Wong.

12 September 2010: Network Ten launches the first series of Junior MasterChef Australia, featuring host/judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris, Matt Preston and Anna Gare.

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