1964 in Australia

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1964 in Australia
Monarchy Elizabeth II
Governor-General The Viscount De L'Isle
Australian of the Year Dawn Fraser
Elections Senate, TAS, VIC
1964
in
Australia
Decades:
See also:

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

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

Arts and literature[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]