Dive into the personal collection of wildly popular TV presenter Rosemary Eather, now held by the NFSA.
Rosemary Eather lecturing in astronomy to a group of children in the planetarium at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, March 1967.
This collection brings together stories of some of the women who contributed to Australian television production from the 1950s to the 1980s.
In 1963 Rosemary Eather was working as a science and geography teacher in Sydney when she began working at TNQ7 Townsville as their second hostess, after Glenice Hodges.
Compere of No Man's Land, Mickie de Stoop at GTV9 studios in 1975.
No Man's Land was a daytime current affairs program produced and presented ‘by women for women’.
Excerpt from a 1976 episode of No Man’s Land, hosted by Mickie De Stoop.
Excerpt from an Australia Council for the Arts interview with Jean Battersby in 1992.
In this clip she explains how she came to work in television.
Jean Battersby was an early Melbourne compere of the ABC’s first daytime television program for women, Woman’s World.
Val Sarah and Jessica Stone host Focus on Fashion, on BTV6 Ballarat, 1964.
Image supplied by Val Sarah.