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2011 Archibald Prize

Posted by ken On April - 5 - 2011

West Australian artist Greg Baker has entered a portrait titled ‘Peter Harries Presents’ as a candidate for the 2011 Archibald Prize, the nation’s best-known portraiture prize. Finalists for the prize will be named on April 8 and the winner on April 15. Gallery staff member Stuart Watters looks on at the recently unpacked portrait of […]

Three Decades of WA Local TV – Photo Essay

Posted by ken On September - 26 - 2009

Peter Harries shows Gordon McColl his vast collection of images contained in the Photo Appendix to his PhD Thesis Above: Producer/Writer/Presenter Coralie Condon and dear friend Lloyd Lawson, TVW’s first Production Manager and presenter, together were the first people to appear live on television in WA, during the test transmissions period before opening night on […]

Dr Peter Harries shows Gordon McColl his PhD degree School of Social Sciences FROM PRODUCTION HOUSES TO RELAY STATIONS A SOCIAL HISTORY OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION IN PERTH WESTERN AUSTRALIA With special reference to the years 1958 –1990 PETER HARRIES March 2004 This thesis is presented as part of the requirements for the award of the […]

Chapter 1 – A History of Commercial Television in Perth, WA

Posted by ken On September - 25 - 2009

This page forms part of Dr Peter Harries’ first PhD thesis submission entitled: “From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations: A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990″. This contained much additional material. Chapter One: In the beginning. The circumstances surrounding the granting of the first two Commercial TV Licences in Western […]

Chapter 2 – A History of Commercial Television in Perth, WA

Posted by ken On September - 25 - 2009

This page forms part of Dr Peter Harries’ first PhD thesis submission entitled: “From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations: A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990″. This contained much additional material. Chapter Two: Local Television Production, an Industry within an Industry Versus the Ratings System and Financial Constraints as Directed […]

Chapter 3 – A History of Commercial Television in Perth, WA

Posted by ken On September - 25 - 2009

This page forms part of Dr Peter Harries’ first PhD thesis submission entitled: “From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations: A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990″. This contained much additional material. Chapter Three: The duty of Commercial Television Stations in regard to fostering Social Capital and Responsibility to the Community […]

Chapter 4 – A History of Commercial Television in Perth, WA

Posted by ken On September - 25 - 2009

This page forms part of Dr Peter Harries’ first PhD thesis submission entitled: “From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations: A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990″. This contained much additional material. Chapter Four: Examination of the Growth and Decline of Local ‘Live’ Television in Western Australia. What really happened? Introduction: […]

Chapter 5 – A History of Commercial Television in Perth, WA

Posted by ken On September - 25 - 2009

This page forms part of Dr Peter Harries’ first PhD thesis submission entitled: “From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations: A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990″. This contained much additional material. Chapter Five: The Role of Women in Commercial Television in Western Australia with special emphasis on questions of Discrimination […]

Chapter 6 – A History of Commercial Television in Perth, WA

Posted by ken On September - 25 - 2009

This page forms part of Dr Peter Harries’ first PhD thesis submission entitled: “From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations: A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990″. This contained much additional material. Chapter Six ‘This is The News!’ An analysis of the statement, ‘News has long been considered the flagship of […]

This page forms part of Dr Peter Harries’ first PhD thesis submission entitled: “From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations: A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990″. This contained much additional material. Early period Coralie Condon shows on Seven: Televisit and Spotlight Chapter Seven: The Main Event – Round One – […]


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