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Television History in Western Australia

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WA TV History has provided a nostalgic look back on the commercial television stations that set up home on the Hill. But sadly, one by one they will be moving elsewhere, starting with Seven who began the trend of building TV studios on this high part of Perth.

The End of TVW Seven

Posted by on 7-07-15 in History of TV, TV | 0 comments

The End of TVW Seven

Thank you to Ken McKay, Andrew Bainbridge and the team at TV History for providing AMMPT with the following photos of the demolition of TVW Seven. AMMPT was able to to save some items for the Museum.                                                                                                  ...

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Life and Work on the Other Side of Your TV Screen

Posted by on 3-03-15 in History of Film, History of TV | 0 comments

Life and Work on the Other Side of Your TV Screen

Engineering TVW7 in the 1960s and 1970s http://watvhistory.com/2015/03/life-and-work-on-the-other-side-of-your-tv-screen/ The Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television (AMMPT) not only conduct the Sunday morning Classic Movies at the Cygnet Cinema once a month, but also have regular In Focus Presentations, where historians or veterans of cinema or television describe some facet of their respective industries. This month AMMPT was graced with the presence of John Quicke, a former Chief Engineer at TVW Channel 7, who oversaw many...

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TVW Opening – October 16th 1959

Posted by on 8-08-14 in History of TV | 0 comments

TVW Opening – October 16th 1959

TVW Opening – October 16th 1959 Compiled by Richard Ashton When it was announced that television would start in Western Australia there was much interest in the community, many people had seen television or had been told of it by friends living in Victoria and New South Wales. Because of the interest in the 1956 Olympics which the course was televised, and largely reported in those states television media, it had sparked the interest. Many eastern states people had bought television sets and it was reported they were becoming avid TV...

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From 6WF Wesfarmers to the ABC (1924-1932)

Posted by on 7-07-12 in Cinema, History of TV | 0 comments

From 6WF Wesfarmers to the ABC (1924-1932)

From 6WF Wesfarmers to the ABC (1924-1932) On Wednesday 18th July, 2012, Perth science-teacher-turned-history-author and founder of the Light and Sound Discovery Centre, Richard Rennie, told the early story of how Perth’s radio station 6WF became the ABC’s first broadcasting outlet in Western Australia. Richard Rennie at his AMMPT Presentation on Wednesday 18th July, 2012 This talk was given at the monthly meeting of the Australian Museum of Moving Pictures and Television (AMMPT). The same presentation was made at a variety of venues, as part...

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GTV 9 Melbourne Memorabilia, Artwork & Collectables for Sale

Posted by on 2-02-11 in History of TV | 0 comments

GTV 9 Melbourne Memorabilia, Artwork & Collectables for Sale

Part of Australia’s television heritage is up for auction on Thursday 10th February, 2011. Under the hammer will be rare photographs of the original GTV 9 buildings, a large quantity of photo prints of Channel 9 celebrities from television shows including the Footy Show, Hey Hey Its Saturday, Graham Kennedy Show, popular television drama shows and much more, two grand pianos, film review books with the oldest dated 1946 – 1947, the original Studio 9 audience entrance doors, the original Studio 9 audience seating, Graham...

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