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ABC’s heritage listed Basil Kirke Studio

The redevelopers had proposed to enhance both the public access and use of the ‘Basil Kirke’ studios by creating a separate lot upon which the studios are sited, and transfer that lot (either by freehold or survey-strata subdivision) to an appropriate community body for nominal consideration. The National Trust has advised the proponent that it would accept the gifting of the premises for on-going use as a public facility, where various educational and arts bodies…

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Tom Hall

History of the Tom Hall “Eclair” 16mm Camera   and  TVW 7 Pye Studio Camera “Tube”. Thank you to Quentin Hall for the donation to AMMPT and for providing the biography of his father.11 Oct 2018         BIOGRAPHY Thomas George HALL (November 1926—May 1993) Development and printing of school buddies films. In the Naval Reserve WW2 aged 17/18 years Mentor photographer was “Master” Jack LITTLE (from the Newcastle Morning Herald) Worked as photographer…

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TV 1959-2017

1959 – 2017 WA Television Timeline In many ways there has been a merging of the technologies as computers, the internet and digital technology reshapes the landscape. Younger generations no longer have a connection to the printed word that their parents experience. Emailing replaced letter writing, then social networking, online chat, forums, blogs, twitter and SMS messaging revolutionised communications. We now find that the Global internet giants are crushing Australian media. Newspapers, Television and to…

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The end of Channel Seven

  Thanks to WA TV History for the following information                                 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. A Historic…

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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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