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1992: September 27-October 3

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) The jury back in on Sir Joh The aborted perjury trial of the former Premier of Queensland, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, is to be recreated in a telemovie to be produced by Southern Star and ABC.  The role of Sir Joh is to be played by comedian Gerry Connolly.  The …

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1992: August 9-15

Is this TV’s greatest mismatch? Former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker makes her debut in the series return of Acropolis Now.  Parker plays the role of flight attendant Despina Hatzipapadopoulos.  For series co-star Mary Coustas, who plays style victim Effie Stephanidis, it was only a matter of time before she and Parker (pictured) worked …

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1992: January 25-31

Jana: ‘I welcome the challenge’ A Current Affair host Jana Wendt (pictured) talks to TV Week about the changing news and current affairs environment taking place – in particular, the launch of Real Life, produced by her former 60 Minutes boss Gerald Stone, going head-to-head with ACA.  “I think anything that increases the competition is …

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GLV: Australia’s first regional channel

It is 50 years today since Australia’s first regional television station was officially opened. GLV10, covering Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley in eastern Victoria, was opened on Saturday, 9 December 1961.  The launch was the culmination of seven years of planning, starting when a group of influential Gippsland individuals formed Gippsland Telecasters.  The group also …

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1979: October 13-19

TV’s Big Night Out TV Times presents a list of all the nominations for this week’s Australian Film and Television Awards – the Sammys – to be held at Sydney’s Seymour Centre and televised through the Seven Network. Among the television categories: Best Variety Program: The Don Lane Show, Hollywood (TV Follies), Julie Anthony’s Gold …

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