In this clip, Liz Jacka talks about how the revival of the Australian film industry in the 1970s also led to a golden age of TV mini-series in the 1980s.
In this clip, Scott Goodings talks about the reality TV revolution in Australia in the early 2000s.
Scott Goodings talks about how TV soap Number 96 became a phenomenon in the early 1970s, coinciding with a freeing up of the arts
Tim Bowden talks about how the introduction of TV in Australia in 1956 affected radio.
Tim Bowden describes the popularity of radio dramas and soap operas in the 1950s and 60s, before television took over people's attention in the evenings.
Writer Mac Gudgeon talks about the importance of Australian content on our screens – it reflects our culture and society. If we are unable to tell our stories, diversity will disappear.
In this clip, Tim Bowden explains that newsreels were how people received their visual 'current affairs fix' before television.
In this clip, Liz Jacka discusses how the arrival of SBS TV in 1980 opened Australian television up to the world with the arrival of programming from a broad range of countries.
In this clip, Tim Bowden talks about the influential and groundbreaking early ABC current affairs program, This Day Tonight
In this clip from an interview recorded in 2005, Christina Spurgeon talks about social inclusion aspects of 'crossing the digital divide', in the transition from analogue to digital TV transmission