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4GG Gold Coast: The Showbiz Radio Station of Australia

Radio station 4GG’s thrilling ride to success By Andrew PottsGold Coast Sun – CentralJanuary 2014 It has been more than 46 years since the Gold…

Sunshine Coast Memories

Musical memories on the Sunshine Coast Backward GlanceSunshine Coast CouncilMay 2017 On the Near North Coast during the late 1950s and early 1960s, a shift…

4IP Ipswich: Promotional Postcards from the 1960s

Ron Williams has kendly sent us these promotional postcards that were given out by 4IP in the 1960s: All postcard images © Ron Williams

4CA History: 1950s Inspection Reports

Read historical reports of Broadcasting Station Inspections carried out by the Australian Broadcasting Control Board on 4CA’s 1950s locations in Cairns, Northern Queensland, Australia. Grove…

4IP Ipswich: ‘Your Local Station for Better Entertainment’

Station 4IP is owned and operated by the Ipswich Broadcasting Company Pty. Ltd. This up-to-date broadcaster was officially opened in September, 1935, and since its…

4GY Gympie Broadcasting Co. Ltd

4GY is one of Australia’s newest broadcasting stations. It was officially opened on November 3, 1941 – three weeks before the outbreak of the Pacific…

4LG Longreach: “Voice of the Central West”

The vast area of Queensland, extending between Quilpie and Normanton and from Springsure to Camooweal is covered by the Central Queensland station, 4LG, which radiates…

4SB Kingaroy: “The Voice of the South Burnett”

Station 4SB is controlled by the South Burnett Broadcasting Co. Ltd. The studio is in Alfred Street, Kingaroy. Hours of Broadcasting: Monday to Saturday 6…

The Queensland Network – Five Great Voices in One: 4BC Brisbane, 4SB Kingaroy, 4GR Toowoomba, 4RO Rockhampton, 4MB Maryborough

The normal population of Queensland, according to the most recent official figures is just over 1,000,000. Most of that population is concentrated in the south-east…

4MK Mackay, Queensland “We Strive to Excel”

Mackay Broadcasting Service Pty. Ltd., is a 100 per cent. Mackay organisation established firmly in a very prosperous district which boasts seven sugar mills, a…

4VL Charleville – “The Voice of the Far West”

Station 4VL is owned and controlled by the Charleville Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Alfred Street, Charleville. Studios and transmitter are situated at that address. Since commencing…

4AY Ayr – “The Voice of the North”

C. D. McCARTHY, manager of 4AY Ayr, “The Voice of the North” exerts his influence from his town office, where his contacts make 4AY a…

Silver Memories

From: UQ News Online University of Queensland researchers from the Australasian Centre on Ageing and 4MBS Classic FM are collaborating to develop a new radio…

4ZR Roma – The Maranoa Broadcasting Company

4ZR Roma, owned by the Maranoa Broadcasting Co. Ltd. and situated in the wealthy Maranoa District provides both extensive entertainment and an excellent information service….

4CA Cairns

4CA Cairns – “At the Top of Australia” The Cairns Station is the most northerly on the Australian Coast. It is owned and operated by…

4TO Townsville, North Queensland

Station 4TO Townsville commenced operation on 5th October, 1931. It transmits on a wave-length of 384 Metres 780 K/C’s. The Station serves a wealthy and…

4BU Bundaberg Broadcasters

In December, 1935, Bundaberg residents formed Bundaberg Broadcasters Pty. Ltd. for the purpose of operating 4BU. Commencing with seven advertisers, 4BU has grown into a…

4WK Warwick

“The Voice of the Darling Downs” The Warwick Station 4WK commenced operations in May, 1935. It transmits on a Wave Length of 341 Metres (880…

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