- As someone who has fought hard for diversity from the inside, Screen Australia's landmark study confirms a gulf exists between what we see in our day to day lives and what is depicted on-screen
august 24 | www.theguardian.com
- More than one-third of Australian TV dramas over the last five years had all-white casts, according to a new report released by Screen Australia — the most significant study of diversity on Australian screens since television launched here in 1956.
august 24 | www.theguardian.com
- Network Ten are leaning heavily on their new series Australian Survivor with good reason - it's cost them an absolute packet.
august 19 | decidertv.com
- Not everything went to plan for George's sea change — in fact he hit hurdles at almost every turn — but [Erik] Thomson says the Shay and Jan situations are dealt with straight away in the first episode of season two of the family drama.
august 16 | au.news.yahoo.com
- THE ghost of Dr Patrick Reid has been hard to shake for Offspring favourite Matt Le Nevez... But his dark moves in Foxtel's creepy thriller The Kettering Incident has helped fans see the actor in a whole new light.
august 13 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au
- Some of the best new talent on Australian television has emerged from the internet, and it's a trend that's set to grow.
august 10 | www.smh.com.au
- Channel Seven has today released a promo giving viewers a first look at new local drama series The Secret Daughter starring Jessica Mauboy
august 08 | decidertv.com
- Director Emma Freeman and producer Joanna Werner talk to IF about shooting political thriller Secret City
august 08 | if.com.au
- He is one of Australia's most successful television exports, making his considerable fortune at the helm of the world's most watched US drama franchises. Now, NCIS showrunner and NCIS: Los Angeles creator Shane Brennan is plunging some of his hard-earned money back into the local industry which gave him his start.
august 06 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au
- The Outrageous Fortune spin-off Westside will get a third season, NZ On Air confirmed on Tuesday morning.
august 02 | www.stuff.co.nz
- Seven Types of Ambiguity, a six-part drama produced by Matchbox Pictures and set to air on the ABC, weaves together different perspectives of a child kidnapping, exploring the nature of love and relationships.
august 04 | if.com.au
- TV actress Vivean Gray, best known for her role as Mrs Mangel on Australian soap Neighbours, has died aged 92.
july 30 | www.stuff.co.nz
- Australian singer-songwriter and actress Delta Goodrem will return to our screens in season five of the Nine Network's Logie Award-winning family drama, House Husbands.
july 29 | decidertv.com
- The adaptation of James S.A. Corey's book series about an interstellar battle over control of an ancient alien bio-weapon will return for season 2 in 2017 on Syfy with a fan-favorite making the leap from page to screen. Martian marine Roberta "Bobbie" Draper will be joining the fray... New Zealand actress and boxer Frankie Adams will be playing the part
july 13 | www.ew.com
- Screen NSW has stepped up its push for gender equity, announcing that all TV drama series must now include female key creatives in order to receive development or production finance.
july 25 | if.com.au
- Australian comedy Soul Mates is back for a second season, this time introducing Ancient Egyptian incarnations to the mix.
july 25 | au.news.yahoo.com
- 01 - The Code (ABC)
- 11 - A Place To Call Home (Showcase)
- 14 - Doctor Doctor (Nine)
- 1 - Les Hill (1973)
- 2 - Sam Worthington (1976)
- 4 - Jamie Croft (1981)
- 4 - Reg Grundy (1924)
- 5 - John Jarratt (1951)
- 6 - Melissa George (1976)
- 7 - Sophie Lee (1968)
- 7 - Graeme Blundell (1945)
- 9 - Eric Bana (1968)
- 11 - Chris Hemsworth (1983)
- 12 - Christopher Stollery (1965)
- 14 - Kate Ritchie (1978)
- 15 - Vince Poletto (1972)
- 15 - Rel Hunt (1974)
- 15 - Brooke Anderson (1981)
- 15 - Jacek Koman (1956)
- 16 - Brendan Cowell (1976)
- 17 - Noni Hazlehurst (1953)
- 17 - Shane Briant (1946)
- 17 - Shane Porteous (1942)
- 18 - Brooke Harmon (1985)
- 19 - Tammin Sursok (1983)
- 20 - John Noble (1948)
- 21 - Peter Weir (1944)
- 21 - Roger Oakley (1943)
- 21 - Anne-Louise Lambert (1955)
- 22 - Catherine Wilkin (1945)
- 22 - Shane Withington (1958)
- 23 - Rowena Wallace (1947)
- 24 - Rachael Carpani (1980)
- 25 - Aaron Jeffery (1970)
- 29 - Jay Ryan (1981)
- 30 - Kimberley Joseph (1973)
- 31 - Jack Thompson (1940)