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Franco Cozzo was a TV pioneer

Franco Cozzo, the retail icon of Melbourne, died earlier this week at the age of 88. A post-war immigrant to Melbourne in the 1950s, Italian-born Cozzo built a successful chain of stores focusing on European-style furniture to appeal to Melbourne’s growing multicultural demographic. As The Age commented, it was Cozzo’s low-cost commercials in the 1980s …

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NBN farewells Mosbri Crescent

  For almost 60 years, regional network NBN, covering Northern NSW, has been based at studios in Mosbri Crescent, Newcastle. This weekend marks the end of an era as tonight (Sunday) marks the final NBN News bulletin to be broadcast from the studios. From Monday, NBN News will come from new facilities at Honeysuckle, culminating the …

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NBN celebrates 50 years

This year will be one of celebration for Newcastle-based regional network NBN as 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of its debut. Launching on Sunday, 4 March 1962, it was the first regional television station in New South Wales and the fourth nationally. Construction of the station’s premises in Mosbri Crescent, Newcastle, had been 18 months …

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