1981 in Australian television

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List of years in Australian television

This article is a summary of 1981 in Australian television.




Program Network Debut date
And Here Comes Bucknuckle ABC 26 January
Daily at Dawn Seven Network 3 February
Good Morning Australia Network Ten 2 March
Fatty and George ABC 3 March
Wide World of Sports Nine Network 23 May
I Can Jump Puddles ABC 7 June
Holiday Island Network Ten 17 June
Bellamy Network Ten 26 June
Wheel of Fortune Seven Network 21 July
The New Price Is Right Seven Network 7 September
The Nargun and the Stars ABC 15 September
Sunday Nine Network 15 November
A Country Practice Seven Network 23 November

New International Programming[edit]

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Ending this year[edit]

Date Show Channel Debut
28 April Daily at Dawn Seven Network 3 February
5 May Fatty and George ABC 3 March 1981
27 July Skyways Seven Network 9 July 1979
12 November The Restless Years Network Ten December 1977
18 December Bellamy Network Ten 26 June 1981

Returning this year[edit]

TV movies[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "TV Guide 15 February 1981". TELEVISIONAU.