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Posted by ken On June - 28 - 2009


      1. Johnny Young is re forming his band The Strangers for the TVW 50th Reunion ! on Sunday October 18. John once hosted TVW’s Club 7 Teen.

      2. Gary Carvolth has just agreed to MC the TVW 50th Reunion ! on Sunday October 18 at 2pm, reports Keith Bales of the TVW Reunion Committee.

      3. The 6PR interview with TVW’s first News Editor Darcy Farrell can now be found at under the Media menu option.
    1. TVW’s first News Editor Darcy Farrell will be interviewed by Radio 6PR today between 11.30am and Noon on the birth of TV News in Perth, WA.
  1. 94 year old Coralie Condon, the first lady of WA TV, has registered for the TVW reunion on Sun 18th October, 2009, at the TVW studios.
  2. AMMPT – WA 50th Anniversary of TV History Exhibit now set for Mon 5th October to Fri 4th December, 2009, at the Fremantle Arts Centre.
  3. Former TVW CEO Max Bostock takes a keen interest in our history keeping activities and will participate more in the oral history this July.
  4. TVW 50th Anniversary show producer Sadie Purser has enlisted the help of TV pioneer Gordon McColl to help catalogue TVW’s Film Vault.
  5. Met with Telethon producer & former TVW executive John Crilly to learn about his vast experience in the industry both here and in the east.
  6. #MichaelJackson last performed in Perth, Western Australia, in 1996 when he played at the Burswood Dome as part of his HIStory world tour.
  7. The late Michael Jackson was a guest on TVW Channel 7’s Telethon in 1985, the result of a business deal with the late Robert Holmes a Court.
  8. Nigel Felangue, TVW Still photographer 1959-1961, is sending us a vast photo gallery from the pioneering days to show on
  9. Each sunday Radio station 6PR interviews TVW Channel 7 Pioneers. Highlights with Brendan Weselman can now be heard at

    Watch a video demonstration!

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