Between 2010 and 2013, Digital will replace Analogue PAL TV transmissions in Australia. There won’t be much choice as analogue is being switched off in stages across the nation. Analogue has served us well over the years, but like the typewriter, steam train and horse and cart, technology has progressed and old methods give [...]
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On Saturday 19th January 2013, the Channel TEN Perth News helicopter was filming a truck rollover on Weir Road at Baskerville, in Perth’s Swan Valley, when it was forced to make an emergency landing.
TEN News Helicopter Crash – Sat 19th Jan 2013
WA TV History
On Saturday 19th January 2013, the Channel TEN Perth [...]
Photo Flashback: TVW Secretaries and Peter Dean (in drag) help celebrate the retirement of Sir James Cruthers in 1981 with their take on the Mickey Mouse Club song
A group of former TVW secretaries and production ladies enjoyed reminiscing together on Sunday November 4th 2012. It was planned as a picnic [...]
A Tribute to Alan Bateman (1936-2012)
Many who knew Alan Bateman, the creator of the long-running drama series “Home and Away”, will be saddened to learn that he passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday morning, 18th August 2012, after a battle with cancer.
Alan will be remembered for his [...]
An accolade for Kevin Campbell
Mark Nicoski interviews Eagles fans on Today Tonight
West Coast Eagles forward Mark Nicoski was a guest reporter for Today Tonight on the eve of the Eagles 600th game on Thursday 14th June, 2012. Mark interviewed a number of the Eagles most passionate supporters, of which one was [...]
Michael Goodall of the Goodall Film Industry Dynasty
Michael Goodall was a cameraman in the newsroom at TVW from 1971 to 2003, continuing the Goodall family tradition, where father Leith Goodall (1903-1978) was a founding member of the Western Australian branch of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS). Leith was posthumously inducted into the [...]
Coralie Condon’s 97th Birthday Party
At a party held on 20th May, which was kindly organised by Rick Hearder, with Audrey Long (Barnaby) providing support, fifty guests and theatrical friends celebrated Coralie Condon’s birthday. She was 97 years young on May 16th, 2012.
Coralie about to cut the cake, flanked by Rick Hearder and Audrey [...]