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Tribute to Veronica Overton-Low

Posted by ken On September - 26 - 2010

Veronica Overton-Low (1944-2010) Today, Dr Peter Harries conveyed the sad news of the passing of his long time friend Veronica Overton-Low. Her sister Jacquie said that she suffered a fatal heart attack this morning. Peter reports that they remained very close over the years and that Veronica was his wife Patricia May’s best friend. Veronica […]

TVW in 1973 Western Australia’s first television station TVW Channel 7 opened on October 16th, 1959. The second commercial station STW Channel 9 commenced full program broadcasts on June 12th, 1965. There was a long pause before the third commercial station NEW Channel 10 opened on May 20, 1988. STW in 1988 All commercial stations […]

NEW-10 and GWN Roll-Calls now available

Posted by ken On August - 25 - 2010

The Golden West Network (GWN) began life as a group of smaller, independent stations – South West Telecasters won the license for Bunbury and Albany, being the development of nine prominent Bunbury businessmen and four prominent Western Australian companies. BTW3 Bunbury launched 10 March 1967, TX at Mt Lennard (co-sited with ABC) GSW9 Southern Agricultural […]

STW Channel 9 Roll-Call now available

Posted by ken On August - 23 - 2010

The STW Channel 9 roll call of past and present staff is now available. While every effort is made to preserve the correctness of the details, some errors or omissions may slip through. Please inform us via our Contact page of any anomalies. . List of all identified present and former STW staff. If you […]

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 […]

Vale Ken Stronach

Posted by ken On April - 28 - 2010

Please be advised that we have ‘lost’ another one of our 1960s staff members – Ken Stronach. Ken was Company Secretary for STW Channel 9 when we first opened in 1965. Ken was a keen golfer… who married but had no children. There will be a Service (only) on Friday, April 30 at… Oakwood Funeral […]

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 […]

Tribute to Daniel Berinson

Posted by ken On March - 31 - 2010

Former TVW General Manager and Executive Chairman Kevin Campbell has made us aware of some sad news which impacts upon the TVW family. Daniel Berinson 41-year-old Daniel Berinson, the son of former Seven Company Secretary and Business Director David Berinson was killed in the twin engine Piper PA30 Comanche aircraft he co-owned with 60-year-old Frank […]

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 […]

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