NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 24)

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 24 tape contains:

00:10 – 00:23 NASA program (no sound).
00:33 – 00:43 Paralysed man and his dog (no sound).
00:55 – 01:10 Leyland Brothers (no sound).
01:23 – 01:32 Unknown band (no sound).
01:45 – 01:56 Prosthetics being made.
02:10 – 02:19 Cattle Droving.
02:31 – 02:48 Ice Skating.
02:57 – 03:08 Musician Tommy Emmanuel.
13:25 – 10:24 The Great Merriwa to Maitland Cattle Drive.
10:48 – 11:14 Unknown person talking.
11:26 – 15:53 Interview with ice-skating duo Torvill and Dean.
16:07 – 21:28 Venison farming in the Hunter Valley.
21:39 – 23:37 Alzheimer’s Care Unit at the Ocean Centre.
23:49 – 25:56 Greyhound Training at North Rothbury. Owner angry over the banning of using live.

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


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