Walking and Visualising the Old ABC Studios at Gore HillNorthern Suburbs of Sydney, ABC Friends NSW & ACT

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Walking and Visualising the Old ABC Studios at Gore Hill

A guided walking tour that will visit the ' vanished site' but 'vibrant memories' of the old ABC television studios at Gore Hill.

For over 40 years Gore Hill was the site of the ABC Broadcasting studio at Gore Hill from 1956-2002.

Gore Hill’s high elevation made it ideal for the ABC’s main transmission tower. Opened by then Prime Minister Robert Menzies, it hosted the country’s first television studio.

Now a vanished site – with its public assets sold off, then demolished and replaced.

Yet the site’s stories, memories and legacies linger. A place that was once filled with creativity and a determination to inform, educate, entertain and make a difference.

Event date

Event Details

Address:
St Leonards Railway Station, St Leonards, New South Wales

Meet near the central pond in the plaza near the entrance of St Leonards Station
Look for tour leader who is wearing an ABC Friends T-Shirt

Times:

Sun 21 April - 10am-1pm

Entry fees:
By donation
Booking:
Prebooking requiredhttps://www.abcfriends.net.au/nsw_act
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Website:
abcfriends.net.au/nsw_act_northern_suburbs_of_sydney_branch
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Other things
you need to know:
Wear good walking shoes, umbrella (in case of rain), snack, water