Issue Details: First known date: 1959 1959
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Type of Media


Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • Documents, including those relating to the original licence application for Channel 3 Bunbury in WA (Southwestern Telecasters, later Golden West Network) and some annual shareholder booklets, 1959-1980
  • Photographs, including of early programs (e.g. the first women’s program and "Farming Today"), of equipment and facilities in Bunbury and its relay stations in other parts of WA, 1968-early 1980s
  • Collection of commercials on film, 1967-1976
  • Cameras and other television equipment from the start of Channel 3 Bunbury in WA, 1959-1986


Ian Stimson was Senior Technician at Channel 3 in Western Australia from 1968 and Technical Superintendent Radio and Television from 1976 to 1986. He is currently a board member of the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television in Perth.


Ian Stimson, Southwestern Telecasters, Golden West Network, Channel 3 Bunbury, equipment, women, Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television

Contact Name

Mr Ian Stimson


Western Australia

Phone and Fax

Ph +61 (8) 9537 6577


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