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History of broadcasting in Australia

Index History of broadcasting in Australia

The history of broadcasting in Australia has been shaped for over a century by the problem of communication across long distances, coupled with a strong base in a wealthy society with a deep taste for aural communications in a silent landscape. [1]

23 relations: Australasian Wireless, Australian Broadcasting Company, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Call signs in Australia, Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association, Edward Hope Kirkby, George Phillip Stevens, History of Australia (1901–45), History of Australia since 1945, History of broadcasting, History of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, John Yeates Nelson, List of Australian AM radio stations, List of radio stations in Australia, List of Sydney radio stations, Major Broadcasting Network (Australia), Philip Billingsley Walker, Radio Australia, Television broadcasting in Australia, Timeline of radio, 2BE (Sydney), 2CM, 3DB (Melbourne).

Australasian Wireless

Australasian Wireless relates to two separate entities Australasian Wireless Limited and Australasian Wireless Company Limited.

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Australian Broadcasting Company

The Australian Broadcasting Company Pty.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Call signs in Australia

Call signs in Australia are allocated by the Australian Communications and Media Authority and are unique for each broadcast station.

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Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association

The Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) is an organisation founded in 1980 to expose Aboriginal music and culture to the rest of Australia.

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Edward Hope Kirkby

Edward Hope Kirkby (31 December 1853 – 28 July 1915) was a jeweler watchmaker in Williamstown, Victoria who eventually became a manufacturing electrician making systems of fire protection.

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George Phillip Stevens

George Phillip Stevens (24 June 1861 – 20 November 1941) was a senior public servant, transitioning from the State Post and Telegraph Department to the Federal Department following Federation.

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History of Australia (1901–45)

The history of Australia from 1901–1945 begins with the federation of the six colonies to create the Commonwealth of Australia.

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History of Australia since 1945

The history of Australia since 1945 has seen long periods of economic prosperity and the introduction of an expanded and multi-ethnic immigration program, which has coincided with moves away from Britain in political, social and cultural terms and towards increasing engagement with the United States and Asia.

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History of broadcasting

The first broadcasting of a radio transmission consisted of Morse code (or wireless telegraphy) was made from a temporary station set up by Guglielmo Marconi in 1895.

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History of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has evolved from its origins as a licensing scheme administered by the Postmaster-General's Department into a content provider in radio, television and new media.

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John Yeates Nelson

John Yeates Nelson (1850 – 29 December 1932) was a senior public servant with the New South Wales Post and Telegraph Department and later the Federal Postmaster-General's Department.

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List of Australian AM radio stations

This is an incomplete list of AM broadcast (medium wave) radio transmitter stations in Australia, past and present.

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List of radio stations in Australia

This is a list of radio stations that broadcast in Australia.

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List of Sydney radio stations

Radio in Sydney became a popular tool for politics, news, religion, and sport and has managed to survive despite the introduction of television and the internet.

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Major Broadcasting Network (Australia)

The Major Broadcasting Network was an important part of the Australian broadcasting scene from 1938 until the 1970s.

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Philip Billingsley Walker

Philip Billingsley Walker (???? – 5 August 1900) was a senior public servant with the New South Wales Post and Telegraph Department.

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Radio Australia

Radio Australia is the international broadcasting and online service operated by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Australia's public broadcaster.

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Television broadcasting in Australia

As early as 1929, two Melbourne commercial radio stations, 3UZ and 3DB were conducting experimental mechanical television broadcasts - these were conducted in the early hours of the morning, after the stations had officially closed down.

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Timeline of radio

The timeline of radio lists within the history of radio, the technology and events that produced instruments that use radio waves and activities that people undertook.

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2BE (Sydney)

2BE was Sydney's and Australia's first officially recognised commercial radio station, commencing broadcasting on 7 November 1924.

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2CM

2CM was an experimental Australian broadcasting station operated by Charles Maclurcan.

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3DB (Melbourne)

3DB was a Melbourne radio station that opened in 1927, changed its name to 3TT in 1988, and now operates on the FM band as KIIS 101.1.

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Broadcasting in Australia, History of Australian broadcasting.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_broadcasting_in_Australia

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