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The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has launched Australia’s first free-to-air 24-hour television news channel. It is a high definition television service, which comes from continuous news centre with a new state-of-the-art studio, located in the foyer of the ABC’s Ultimo headquarters in Sydney. Ultimo is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Ultimo is […]

ABW Channel 2 – 50th Reunion

Posted by ken On May - 18 - 2010

On Friday 7 May, 2010 ABC Television in Perth celebrated its 50 year anniversary. To mark this occasion, ABC Perth brought together past and present staff for an ‘afternoon tea’ reunion at the ABC studios, 30 Fielder Street, East Perth on the afternoon of Sunday 16th May 2010. Geoff Duncan, the State Director of the […]

ABC TV Veterans Public Gathering

Posted by ken On April - 13 - 2010

ABC Perth Announcers 1971-72 (Studio 621) (Back row) Jim Bale, Michael Palmer, John Harper-Nelson, Eoin Cameron, David Hawkes, Murray Jennings, George Manning, Peter Holland, Ron Morey, Greg Pearce (Middle row) Ramsay McLean, John Juan, Phyllis Hope-Robertson, David Guy, Pat Newman (secretary), Peter Harrison, Earl Reeve (Front row) Tony Clough, David Ellery, Don Gresham and Peter […]

ABW2 50 Years Reunion

Posted by ken On March - 31 - 2010

ABC TV PERTH CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF TELEVISION On Friday 7 May, 2010 ABC Television in Perth will celebrate its 50 year anniversary. To mark this monumental occasion, ABC Perth is bringing together past and present staff for an ‘afternoon tea’ reunion at the ABC studios, 30 Fielder Street, East Perth on Sunday 16th May […]

ABC TV Perth Celebrates 50 Years of Television

Posted by ken On March - 29 - 2010

ABC TV PERTH CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF TELEVISION On Friday 7 May, 2010 ABC Television in Perth will celebrate its 50 year anniversary. To mark this monumental occasion, ABC Perth is bringing together past and present staff for an ‘afternoon tea’ reunion at the ABC studios, 30 Fielder Street, East Perth on Sunday 16th May […]

ABC to launch a 24-hour TV News channel in 2010.

Posted by ken On January - 21 - 2010

The ABC will launch Australia’s first free-to-air 24-hour television news channel in 2010. The news channel will be launched on the ABC’s HD channel, adding to the range of services offered by the broadcaster on ABC1, ABC2 and ABC3. Further details of the new channel, including the program schedule and launch date, will be outlined […]

ABW Channel 2 – 50th Anniversary

Posted by ken On December - 24 - 2009

On Saturday May 7, 1960, ABW Channel 2 in Perth opened. Broadcasting began with radio and when moving pictures were added it became television. Both started as wireless but now are delivered by an ever increasing variety of means. Analogue broadcasts have evolved into high definition digital signals being delivered terrestrially or by satellite, and […]


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