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It'll be a tough summer for all of us on a range of fronts.

by Frank Avis | October 6, 2020
Coronavirus continues to stalk us all with a second wave in Victoria having a devastating impact on the national economy. Donald Trump and Joe Biden are trying desperately to fight out a US Presidential election in the middle of all of this drama. Radio has just revved back into life with our first ratings in six months. It continues to be pretty average in TV land. This has been a pretty special football season in the UK.

Farewell to '18

by Frank Avis | January 9, 2019
As I go to print, we've just lost one of the superstars of the entertainment world, Jimmy Hannan.

Spring of 2018

by Frank Avis | November 27, 2018
I've gone to radio heaven this month bathing myself in a book about the classical period downunder through the 30s, 40s and 50s.

More goodbyes my friends

by Frank Avis | September 26, 2018
More goodbyes my friends – it just goes on – with the deaths of a famous name in Melbourne radio, John Worthy and that of Ray Bean.



This is the history of radio newsman Frank Avis who worked in the Australian electronic media from 1954 to 1996.


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