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Nov 2013

Binny Lum and the stars

Binny Lum was known for her friendly, conversational style, and her programs were popular for their interviews with diverse Australian and international personalities.

Chris Arneil
Radio
Jul 2013

Captain Moonlite

Recently discovered in the NFSA collection is a 1940s radio drama based on the life of the educated and handsome bushranger Andrew George Scott, aka Captain Moonlite (1842-1880).

Maryanne Doyle
Radio
Feb 2013

Tony Martin's treasures

Radio Archivist Chris Arneil on Tony Martin's generous donation of 820 hours' worth of contemporary radio history.

Chris Arneil
Radio

Ethel Lang

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Ethel Lang.

Carla Teixeira
Radio

Grace Gibson

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Grace Gibson.

Maryanne Doyle
Radio

Lynn Foster

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Lynn Foster.

Chris Arneil
Radio

Dorothy Crawford

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Dorothy Crawford.

Maryanne Doyle
Radio

Amber Mae Cecil

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Amber Mae Cecil.

Carla Teixeira
Radio

Queenie Ashton

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the contributions of several pioneering women, starting with Queenie Ashton.

Carla Teixeira
Radio

Women in radio

Radio highlights from the NFSA's collection written, directed, produced and performed by women from Australia's radio history.

Carla Teixeira
Radio