Content feed Comments Feed

You're viewing Featured

A Historic Era of Television Activity is Coming to a Close for Seven Perth     Perth’s three commercial television stations established their studios at one of the highest points in the metropolitan area, so they could had a direct line of sight to the transmitter sites in the Darling Ranges. With TVW Channel Seven opening […]

Celebrating the life of Miss Coralie Condon

Posted by ken On February - 11 - 2015

Celebrating the life of Miss Coralie Condon Coralie Condon and Max Kay judging Stars of the Future     Coralie Condon died peacefully at Castledare Nursing Home on 24 December, 2014, aged 99. Only a few months short of her birthday on May 16th.     Coralie was an actress, writer, composer, producer, presenter, business woman, the […]

Doug Burton Tribute – Part 1 of 6

Posted by ken On November - 12 - 2014

DOUGIE FLYPAST By Stuart Joynt     Douglas Joseph Burton MBE – what an extraordinary man, what an extraordinary life.     Footballer, cricketer, baseballer, pilot, father, father-figure, grandfather, photographer extraordinaire and master planner.     It won’t come as a surprise to anyone that Doug actually wanted to be a sports journalist and so it’s completely predictable […]

Lets Party

Posted by ken On September - 8 - 2013

Its party time again on November 20th, 2013, for all staff and veterans in the local television and cinema industries.     In 2006, the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television, commonly referred to as AMMPT, held a function of television and cinema veterans to commemorate 50 years of television in Australia. This was well […]

The Golden Years of TVW video presentation

Posted by ken On August - 27 - 2013

    A friendly gathering of television veterans and cinema folk was kindly hosted by the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television (AMMPT) on Wednesday 21st of August, 2013. A 51 minute video covering the golden era of TVW was screened on this occasion. AMMPT President (WA) John Fuhrmann introduced the event     Gary Carvolth […]

This article will try to remain non-technical, though it is important to know what forms of knowledge were required for television to happen. The sources of these discoveries are often buried in ancient history and the many efforts of numerous people that were made over the centuries. Part 1 deals with the sources of our […]

Tribute to Peter Dean (1937 – 2013)

Posted by ken On March - 19 - 2013

Peter Dean     The local broadcasting legend Peter Dean passed away in the early hours of 13th of March 2013 at St John of God Hospital Murdoch, aged almost 76, following a short and courageous battle with Motor Neuron Disease. 7News : Peter Dean dies 7NEWS One of the great stars of West Australian television […]

Tribute to John Hudson (1931-2013)

Posted by ken On January - 28 - 2013

        It is with great sadness we report the passing of the Reverend John Hudson on Thursday 17th of January, for people are unanimous in saying that John was one of the nicest, kindest and caring people you could ever wish to meet as well as a talented current affairs and television news journalist. […]

Seasons Greeting from WA TV History

Posted by ken On December - 24 - 2012

Christmas Greetings for 2012 WA TV History This holiday season the WA TV History team is having a short break and hopefully you will too. It’s been another great year with lots to do. Great people to meet, of which many where old friends and colleagues… all members of the radio and television fraternity. Wishing […]

Buzz Aldrin in Carnarvon

Posted by ken On June - 24 - 2012

Apollo 11 Lunar Module pilot Buzz Aldrin visited Carnarvon, Western Australia from June 22nd to 23rd, 2012 for a two-day program called “To the Moon and Back Festival” where he officially opened the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum. Dr Buzz Aldrin was handed the key to the town by Carnarvon shire president Karl Brandenburg and […]

Warning: Unknown: open(/home/content/65/3837765/tmp/sess_fmq97714l24cbbfoicpai2gb84, O_RDWR) failed: No such file or directory (2) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct () in Unknown on line 0