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Radio National’s Conversations With Richard Fiedler Construction of Australia's Overland Telegraph Line in 1872 was as significant as the arrival of the internet. It was the most important infrastructure project of the 19th century, but the story remains largely untold. Richard Fiedler interviews author and OT-150 Committee member Derek Pugh about the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line
7NEWS Adelaide at 6pm 150 years ago, a work gang, under the direction of the legendary Charles Todd, was hacking its way north in a bid to complete the Adelaide to Darwin telegraph line. Now, with the state's History Festival approaching, we're being urged to embrace the story of one of Australia’s engineering marvels and the man behind it.
The Australian: Revolution That Started a Conversation James and Mark Todd, great great grandsons of Sir Charles Todd, the architect of the Overland Telegraph Line visit the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Museum. They reflect on the importance of the Overland Line at the time is was bulit in the late 1870’s and also its meaning to modern day Australia.
R.M. Williams Outback: Magazine: GREAT CONNECTION It’s 150 years since the completion of the Overland Telegraph Line which connected the north and south of the country, and then Australia to the rest of the world. A challenging feat, one that changed Australia. STORY KERRY SHARP
A Radio National Science Show special program A wire around the world; how something that preceded the internet almost 150 years ago changed Australia completely. “With me is Julian Todd. Would you please introduce yourself and say what you have to do with Sir Charles Todd, the father of the wire around the world.” Robyn Williams
Twenty to the Mile teaser video by Exposure Productions Construction of Australia's Overland Telegraph Line in 1872 was as significant as the arrival of the internet. It was the most important infrastructure project of the 19th century, but the story remains largely untold.
Australia Post A postage stamp commemorating the Overland Telegraph Line due for release in August 2022
The Royal Australian Mint The Mint is due to release a coin commemorating the Overland Telegraph Line
Overland Telegraph 150th Anniversary 1872-2022
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Radio National’s Conversations With Richard Fiedler Construction of Australia's Overland Telegraph Line in 1872 was as significant as the arrival of the internet. It was the most important infrastructure project of the 19th century, but the story remains largely untold. Richard Fiedler interviews author and OT-150 Committee member Derek Pugh about the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line
7NEWS Adelaide at 6pm 150 years ago, a work gang, under the direction of the legendary Charles Todd, was hacking its way north in a bid to complete the Adelaide to Darwin telegraph line. Now, with the state's History Festival approaching, we're being urged to embrace the story of one of Australia’s engineering marvels and the man behind it.
The Australian: Revolution That Started a Conversation James and Mark Todd, great great grandsons of Sir Charles Todd, the architect of the Overland Telegraph Line visit the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Museum. They reflect on the importance of the Overland Line at the time is was bulit in the late 1870’s and also its meaning to modern day Australia.
R.M. Williams Outback: Magazine: Great Connection It’s 150 years since the completion of the Overland Telegraph Line which connected the north and south of the country, and then Australia to the rest of the world. A challenging feat, one that changed Australia. STORY KERRY SHARP
A Radio National Science Show special program A wire around the world; how something that preceded the internet almost 150 years ago changed Australia completely. “With me is Julian Todd. Would you please introduce yourself and say what you have to do with Sir Charles Todd, the father of the wire around the world.” Robyn Williams
Twenty to the Mile video by Exposure Productions Construction of Australia's Overland Telegraph Line in 1872 was as significant as the arrival of the internet. It was the most important infrastructure project of the 19th century, but the story remains largely untold.
Australia Post A postage stamp commemorating the Overland Telegraph Line due for release in August 2022
The Royal Australian Mint The Mint is due to release a coin commemorating the Overland Telegraph Line
Overland Telegraph 150th Anniversary 1872-2022