First Australian Radio Broadcast…

Hear This! The Vision Australia Information Library Service Radio Show

  Happy Birthday to Australian Radio Broadcasting!

On 23rd November 1923,  Sydney’s 2SB  was the first radio station to hit the Australian airwaves thus changing forever how we would hear about the world and also  changing furniture arrangments in lounge rooms across the developed world!

On Hear This we mention a couple of books in the collection which may be of interest….

Don’t Touch That Dial: hits ‘n’ memories of Australian Radio by Wayne Mac available to download

From the synopsis: Don’t Touch That Dial chronicles Australian radio from the days when teenagers were first seduced by the new sounds of Top 40 pop and DJs in the late 1950s. It takes you on a journey where radio went from strength to strength on AM, then FM, introducing music, news, personalities, commentators and colourful characters several of whom became household names

Spoolin’ Through: an irreverant memoir by Tim Bowden available to download

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