Issue Details: First known date: 1965... 1965 GWN7 - Prime Television WA
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Type of Media


Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • News footage of local coverage, stored digitally, c2001-present
  • Collection of photographs illustrating the station's history, 1967-present
  • Annual reports, 1996-present
  • Selection of other company documents, for example: proposal for station and equipment quote (1965), program guide for first telecast (1967), rate card (early 1990s), etc.
  • History of the station compiled in 2007 to mark its 40th anniversary


The Golden West Network is based in Bunbury and is now part of the Prime Television Network. Most programming other than local news is provided by the Seven Network in an affiliation agreement.

Most archival news footage has been centralised in the Canberra headquarters, and will be digitised, along with other Prime film and tape (see separate entry for Prime Television Network). The National Film and Sound Archive also holds a collection of Golden West Network news footage. The National Library of Australia and the State Library of Western Australia hold some company documents of the Golden West Network and its predecessor South Western Telecasters.


Television, Prime, GWN7

Contact Name

GWN7 Sales Manager David Emerson


Roberts Cres, Bunbury, WA 6230; Postal address: PO Box 878, Dickson, ACT 2602

Phone and Fax

Phone +61 (8) 9721 4466; Fax +61 (8) 9792 2935


Website Link 1

Website Link 2

Affiliation Notes

  • This record is included in AustLit because it forms part of the Media Archives Project. AustLit does not comprehensively cover Australian Archives.

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