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TVW in the 1980’s

Posted by ken On July - 7 - 2011

In 1982, Richard Ashton wrote an produced a 19 minute video tour of Channel Seven, which is presented by Peter Dean. Behind the Scenes at TVW Channel 7 in the 1980’s WA TV History Peter Dean takes us through a tour of TVW Channel 7 in Perth, Western Australia, when it was still an autonomous […]

Pixie Hale – Dancer, Singer and Actress

Posted by ken On July - 5 - 2011

The dance studios of the late 1950’s through the 1960’s and beyond have been a wonderful resource for TVW-7, providing dancers and choreographers for Children’s Channel 7, Stars of the Future, Invitation to the Dance, The Nutcracker, The Good Oil, In Perth Tonight, Teen Beat, Club 7 Teen, the Christmas Pageant, and lots more. ABW-2 […]

ABC TV Perth OB activities

Posted by ken On May - 27 - 2011

Crew.jpg (Left to Right) Gary Carr, Mark Hird, Brett Robins, Cyril Culverhouse and Armin Azad at Dampier 2010 The MediaHub which mark refers to above is the is the digital playout facility co‐owned by the ABC and WIN TV, that is housed in a refurbished sheet metal factory in Ingleburn, a south western suburb of Sydney, NSW. … Playout system is an industry term used to describe the equipment, software and/or processes—typically within some kind of broadcast environment—responsible for “playing” source media and converting or rendering it into a form which may be “put to air”, or presented, for external use.

Tribute to Gillian Berry (1942-2011)

Posted by ken On May - 20 - 2011

Members of the radio drama and theatre community are united in their sorrow at the passing of one of its finest, Gillian Claire Margaret Berry (nee Lomberg), who passed away on April 4, 2011. She had been ill for a number of years with motor neurone disease and it is one consolation that she is […]

Halcyon days at the ABC Ball in the Basil Kirke Studio This is a personal account of the ever changing work environment that took place at the former Australian Broadcasting Corporation site in Adelaide Terrace, Perth, and the circumstances leading up to the site’s abandonment. Obviously wish to portray a positive impression, whilst attempting an […]

May 16th is Coralie Condon’s birthday

Posted by ken On May - 14 - 2011

“The first lady of Western Australian television” deserves that honour on so many levels. Not only is Coralie the grande dame of WA theatre, being a playwright, composer, actor, producer and director of not only stage productions, but also kick started local television production in WA. Coralie Condon “The first lady of Western Australian television” […]

ABC Radio veteran and former STW-9 staffer David Carlisle kindly reminded us that today, Saturday 7th May 2011, marks Six Years since the last ABC Radio News Bulletin was read from the former ABC studios in Adelaide Terrace, Perth. The newsreader was Alan Knight, who just happened to be the newsreader this morning too. Alan […]

Tribute to Vick Evans (1952-2011)

Posted by ken On April - 19 - 2011

June Holmes, formerly of STW Publicity & Programs solemnly advised that the highly respected and well liked Vick Evans has passed away. June said that Vick was a friendly and jovial work mate who, after working for a number of years at STW-9, became CEO of the Constable Care program for 14 years, and sadly […]

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 […]

UPDATE: Demolition of ABW Channel 2 Studios in Perth WA

Posted by ken On January - 28 - 2011

WA TV History We followed the demolition of the former ABW Channel 2 Television studios in Perth, Western Australia, which are making way for two new apartment buildings. … Only the top section of the tower will survive to be relocated to the Swan Valley Oasis at 10250 West Swan Road in Henley Brook, Western Australia, where it will be used as a launching point for a flying fox.

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