The licence, issued to a company named Television Corporation Ltd headed by Sir Frank Packer , was one of the first four licences two in Sydney, two in Melbourne to be issued for commercial television stations in Australia. TCN began broadcasting on 16 September , and became the first station in Australia to begin regular transmissions. Test broadcasts, initially consisting of a test slide and later documentaries and dramas, had commenced two months earlier on 13 July The first words spoken on the station were by John Godson, who introduced the station audio-only,  shortly before the first program, This Is Television , was introduced by Bruce Gyngell. As Godson's voice only was heard, Gyngell who spoke and was seen is regarded as the first person to "appear" on Australian television. Original footage of Gyngell's opening address is not believed to exist but it was re-created in to have a representation in the archives albeit, not the real thing. Other early programming included the variety music program Bandstand which was launched by Brian Henderson.
The Nine Network commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine is an Australian commercial free-to-air television network. The Nine Network is one of five main free-to-air networks in Australia. John Godson introduced the station and Bruce Gyngell presented the first programme, This Is Television so becoming the first person to appear on Australian television. By , the network had begun calling itself the "National Nine Network", and became simply the "Nine Network Australia" in
The church is very important to her. We met when he started his General Surgery residency at the hospital where I was working as a nurse. My wife and her family are a good example of this. I was definitely taking the "Tough love" approach because I've read countless times on this and other boards, how Mormons claimed that they were cool with their SO not being Mormon, and that they weren't, themselves, orthodox.