People living in regional areas on the east coast of Australia began receiving television for the first time in late 1961 and throughout 1962.
This is an excerpt from an oral history interview with Val Sarah by Jeannine Baker in 2019.
Six-year-old Gunningbland primary school student Shane Hourigan wins a Christmas card design competition. The tiny school west of Parkes has just eight students.
Kylie Minogue performed at Seven Creeks Run in Euroa, Victoria on Sunday 17 February 1991. The show was part of her Rhythm of Love tour.
Highlights from the tuna tossing competition, the feature event of the Tunarama Festival, a three-day event held annually on the Port Lincoln foreshore in South Australia.
Tiny the Terrier, a clever canine from Taree, fetches the mail directly from the local postie on the footpath and delivers it straight to his elderly owner.
The New South Wales town of Parkes celebrated its 23rd annual Parkes Elvis Festival on what would have been the weekend of Elvis' 80th birthday
In 1929, Hoyts – with help from Studebaker and the Shell Oil Company – loaded cinema sound equipment onto a truck so regional Australia could experience the latest in 'talking pictures'.
This collection about Australian picture palaces is dedicated to the enduring pleasures of cinemagoing.
Imparja National News reports that a 220-million year old fossil has been discovered in Gosford, NSW in February 1997.