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Nine to launch Tasmania bulletin

The Nine Network has announced that it will launch a Tasmanian-based news bulletin in 2023. Nine News Tasmania, to air nightly at 6.00pm, will be produced from a new Hobart-based studio and broadcast statewide on Nine’s affiliate broadcaster WIN. The new bulletin replaces WIN’s current 5.30pm half-hour local news and relay of Nine News from …

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TV At 60: TV comes to regional Queensland

As Stage Three of the rollout of television in Australia continues in the early 1960s, Queensland’s Darling Downs region became the state’s first to get a local station. DDQ10, operating from studios in Toowoomba and transmitting from Mount Mowbullan, made its debut on Friday 13 July 1962. Shareholders in the channel, owned by Darling Downs …

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TV At 60: TV comes to regional NSW

The official opening of NBN3, Newcastle, on 4 March 1962, marked the beginning of television in regional New South Wales. Construction of the station’s premises in Mosbri Crescent, Newcastle, had been 18 months in the planning – culminating in a two-studio complex capable of producing large-scale “live” production as well as news bulletins, women’s and …

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TV At 60: TV comes to Regional Victoria

Television was given a staged introduction in Australia. Stage One was the commencement of ABC and commercial television stations in Sydney and Melbourne. Stage Two saw the same extend to Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart. Stage Three was the licencing and establishment of ABC and commercial television services in thirteen country areas across the eastern …

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Southern Cross confirms Ten deal

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced that it has confirmed a two-year deal with Network Ten for program supply to its outlets in Regional Queensland, Regional Victoria and Southern NSW/ACT. The deal will see SCA’s outlets in those markets switch from a Nine Network feed to Ten, including channels 10, 10 Bold, 10 Peach and …

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Ten and WIN confirm Northern NSW deal

The Ten Network and WIN Television have extended their affiliation agreement for the regional Northern NSW market for the next five years. The deal will see WIN continue to provide programming from channels 10, 10 Bold and 10 Peach to the Northern NSW region, which includes the Gold Coast. Jarrod Villani, Chief Operating and Commercial …

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Obituary: Peter Sharp

Peter Sharp, prominent television and football identity in Tasmania, has died peacefully at the age of 78. Born in Tasmania, Sharp’s early career was in Melbourne — as a sports commentator and reporter at ATV0 in the 1960s and ’70s. He was soon to return to Tasmania, where he appeared as a presenter and commentator …

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WIN to axe local news and jobs

Regional network WIN has announced plans to axe local news services across regional Queensland and Victoria in favour of statewide “regional” news bulletins. At the same time, WIN is expected to maintain region-specific bulletins in Canberra and Wollongong and combine the remaining Southern NSW regions (Orange, Dubbo, Wagga Wagga, Griffith) to a single bulletin. The …

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WIN returns to Nine affiliation

The Nine Network and regional operator WIN are to become affiliate partners again in a new deal announced earlier today. From 1 July 2021, WIN will again become a Nine Network affiliate. This reverses the changeover in 2016 which saw WIN aligned to Network Ten and Southern Cross Austereo connect with Nine for program supply …

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Lorrae Desmond in Australia Day Honours

Actress and performer Lorrae Desmond has been awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2021 Australia Day Honours List. Her honour is in recognition of “significant service to the performing arts as an actor, entertainer and singer”. Desmond, who was awarded a Member of the Order of …

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