Collection 0157 - RVN 2 Television Station, Wagga Wagga

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RW 0157

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RVN 2 Television Station, Wagga Wagga

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  • 1980 (Creation)

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0.05m; 2 reels.

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(1964 - 1985)

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In 1971, the AMV-4 Television Station (based in Albury) and the RVN-2 Television Station (based in Wagga Wagga) merged to become one company, called the Riverina and North East Victoria Television Ltd.
RVN-2 had officially begun transmission on 19 June 1964 at 7pm, providing the people of the Riverina and South-West Slopes with their own local news and programming. AMV-4 followed just a few months later on 7 September 1964 at 5pm.
Paul Ramsay and the Ramsay Corporation gained a majority control of Riverina and North-East Television Ltd on 3 June 1985 and in November the company formed an alliance with Country Television Services Ltd (Mid-State Television) which soon formed "The Prime Network".

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Newsfilm of Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser and Tamie Fraser looking at scale models donated by former Wagga Wagga man, Jim Hassell, and newsfilm of interview with J.H.M. Oswin, Vice-Chairman, ABC Tribunal.

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OPEN to public access.

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Items in this collection are protected by copyright. The Prime Media Group is the current copyright holder. Contact the Reference Archivist for more information.

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