With a staff of six and a weekly budget of £480, Four Corners made its debut on Saturday the 19th of August, 1961.
Recorded in Sydney, copies of the program were flown around the country for broadcast. Australia’s first national TV current affairs program was on air.
The program helped Australians discover each other, and the world bringing extraordinary people and places right into their living rooms.
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