1964 in Australia

Incumbents

State and Territory Leaders

Governors and Administrators

Events

Science and technology

  • 2 October – Gladesville Bridge opened – the world's longest concrete arch at the time.

Arts and literature

Television

  • The launch of ATV-0 marks the birth of the third commercial television network, now known as Network Ten
  • Singer Johnny Chester hosts a new ABC TV show called Teen Scene, which also features his backing group The Chessmen as the house band.
  • 20 October – Police drama Homicide begins a 12-year run and sets the pace for Australian television drama.
  • 11 November – The Mavis Bramston Show premieres on HSV 7 in Melbourne.

Sport

Births

Deaths

See also

References

  1. "My Brother Jack: A Novel – novel". austlit.edu.au. AustLit. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
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