Issue Details: First known date: 1956... 1956 Emma Rossi, Private Collection
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media


Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • Interviews on audio tape conducted by Emma Rossi of Kay Kinane and Mary Rossi about their television careers and the landmark ABC program "Woman's World", which ran from 1956 to c1964. Interviews conducted c1995-present
  • Photographs relating to the program and Mary Rossi, 1956-c1964
  • Video tapes of segments of "Woman's World", 1956-c1964
  • Clippings collection on Mary Rossi's career, her travel agency and other topics, 1970-present
  • Unpublished manuscript of biography of Mary Rossi by Emma Rossi (work in progress)


Mary Rossi was one of the first women in Australia to host her own television program, "Woman's World", on the ABC. Kay Kinane produced "Woman's World", along with many other ABC TV programs, later going on to senior management roles in the ABC.

Mary Rossi went on to found a travel agency in Sydney.


Mary Rossi, Kay Kinane, ABC, television, "Woman's World", interviews, photographs

Contact Name

Ms Emma Rossi


Phone and Fax

Mobile +61 (0) 406 996 224


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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