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Archive for March, 2009

Peter Croft – Evolution of transmission facilities

Posted by ken On March - 19 - 2009

Peter Croft (TVW 1966-1999) Peter Croft – Describes the evolution in broadcasting facilities from an autonomous local identity controlling program presentation and content to an automated operation under a centralised control, rebroadcasting delayed network programs emanating from the eastern states. Peter Croft worked in Engineering and Operations at TVW from 1966 to 1999, during which […]

Peter Croft Collection

Posted by ken On March - 18 - 2009

Peter Croft worked in Engineering and Operations at TVW from 1966 to 1999, during which time he participated in the pioneering black and white era of valves, right through the technologic transition of transistors, integrated circuits, colour television, stereo sound, automation to centralised networked programming. During this time he both operated and maintained the equipment, […]

Jeff Newman

Posted by ken On March - 18 - 2009

Jeff Newman Jeff Newman and his brother Peter grew up in the Perth suburbs of South Perth, Wembley and Tuart Hill. They were raised by their war widow mother Margaret, who was a strong influence on both boys. Jeff started his broadcasting career in radio, and was an announcer with 6GE Geraldton and 6PM in […]

Gary Carvolth

Posted by ken On March - 16 - 2009

Gary Carvolth Gary Carvolth commenced his career in radio and television whilst still in his early teens. Audrey Barnaby, Wynn Maguire, Russell Sage and Gary Carvolth celebrate Gary’s 21st Birthday Gary, along with David Farr and Audrey Barnaby, were part of Lloyd Lawson’s team presenting the TVW ‘Today’ show, which ran from the 14th of […]

Audrey Long (nee Barnaby)

Posted by ken On March - 15 - 2009

Audrey Long (nee Barnaby) Audrey Barnaby appeared in Coralie Condon’s 1958 stage production of The Good Oil at the Playhouse theatre. Coralie was also aware of Audrey’s considerable experience in the cosmetics field, so encouraged her involvement with TV make-up. Then following an impromptu audition, after which Audrey gained a position as an on-air presenter […]

Neville Wynne Collection

Posted by ken On March - 15 - 2009

The late Neville Wynne was a set designer and builder for TVW Channel 7 in Perth, Western Australia. Fortunately, Neville was also quality photographer who captured many of the television sets, shows and early personalities for posterity.

Carolyn Noble Collection

Posted by ken On March - 15 - 2009

Carolyn Tannock (nee Noble) Photo Collection Carolyn Noble followed Rolf Harris and Judy Lee in hosting Children’s Channel 7. In the early years of TVW, Carolyn hosted the Mickey Mouse Club for young Western Australian viewers, then hosted many programs including Children’s Channel 7, Humphrey B. Bear in Sunny West Land and the Logie award winning Stars of the […]

Audrey Barnaby Collection

Posted by ken On March - 15 - 2009

Audrey Barnaby appeared in Coralie Condon’s 1958 stage production of The Good Oil. Coralie was also aware of Audrey’s considerable experience in the cosmetics field, so encouraged her involvement with TV make-up. Then following an impromptu audition, Audrey gained a position as an on-air presenter. Audrey, along with David Farr and Gary Carvolth, was part of Lloyd Lawson’s […]

TVW SEVEN 50th ANNIVERSARY REUNION

Posted by BretTreasure On March - 14 - 2009

TVW CHANNEL SEVEN REUNION The TVW7 Anniversary group is presently planning a 50th Anniversary Reunion. Past and present TVW staff are encouraged to contact… Bret Treasure, Box 70, Northbridge, 6865 Email: tvwreunion@gmail.com Please make sure you are registered for this celebratory occasion… A great opportunity to catch up with old friends, work colleagues and acquaintances. […]

Cinema City Photo Gallery

Posted by ken On March - 14 - 2009

Photo gallery showing the building and demolition of the once TVW owned Cinema City in Perth.


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