NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 20)

This Newsnight tape is part of the NBN Television archive and was digitised by our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair who undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in September 2017. Many thanks to Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) who are digitising various forms of material from 1988, including BVU tapes, Index cards and listing items as they are appeared in the ‘Newsnight’ series footage. In total 28 taped stories from “Newsnight” current affairs and cued sheets were digitised and scanned.

Newsnight BETACAM 20 tape contains:

00:08 – 02:37 – John Church reports on suffers of M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) commonly called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He interviews a number of suffers who are learning to live with the illness and how they cope with their daily lives. He talks to Professor Dennis Wakefield about causes and cures. Part 2 Dated: 5/9/1988
02:52 – 05:48 – The Mirage Jet – flighting in a jet. Dated: 6/9/1988
05:59 – 06:46 – The Mirage Jet – flighting in a jet. Dated: 6/9/1988
07:02 – 09:12 – The Mirage Jet – flighting in a jet. Dated: 6/9/1988
09:23 – 09:55 – News Night Promo about Breast Screening. Dated: 13/9/1988
10:06 – 10:37 – News Night Promo about Breast Screening. Dated: 13/9/1988
10:49 – 14:39 – Report about the Political immigration from Romania. The Romanian Discus Thrower and her coach came to Australia and are living in Mayfield with friends. Dated: 13/10/1988
14:49 – 15:09 – Promo of person skippering a Yacht. Dated: 1/11/1988
15:18 – 15:46 – Taking a shower at sea. Dated: 1/11/1988
16:05 – 18:34 – Sailing around Australia, showing parts of the coastline. Dated: 1/1/1988
18:45 – 19:10 – New system of tax starting next year. As of next year when you start, working for an employer you must quote your Tax File Number. Dated: 1/11/1988
19:20 – 19:49 – About the Exams at School Today was the English Paper. Dated 1/11/1988
19:58 – 20:35 – Film on Birds dying or dead on the beach. Dated: 1/11/1988

We also thank WIL students and volunteers for their contributions in digitising the NBN Television Archive.


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